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Duration 2h 10m
Distance 88.9 miles
Average price £60
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dover and Southend-on-Sea takes 2h 10m and the fastest train takes 1h 52m. There is a train service every few hours from Dover to Southend-on-Sea. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via London

  1. Dover Priory
  2. West Ham
  3. Southend-on-Sea
2h 2m
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£44 - £76

Dover to Southend-on-Sea train times

Trains run hourly between Dover and Southend-on-Sea. The earliest departure is at 05:49 in the morning, and the last departure from Dover is at 22:49 which arrives into Southend-on-Sea at 01:22. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Southend Central via Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 2m.

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The distance between Dover and Southend-on-Sea is 39 miles. The road distance is 88.9 miles.

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Dover to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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Dover to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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There are 129+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at £75 per night.

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