London to Southend by train
Travelling from London to Southend by train
Fast trains from London to Southend take around 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 57 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Southend.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Southend?
Direct trains from London to Southend have been found.
We usually find around 99 direct trains on the route from London to Southend every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 71 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Southend?
The London to Southend train travel time is normally about 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Southend train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Southend is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:00 and the last train is around 00:50.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:03, and the last at 00:50.
What's the London to Southend train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Southend are $7.60, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $7, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book London to Southend train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Southend by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Southend?
c2c is the train company that operates on the route from London to Southend.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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