Duration 2h 5m
Distance 89 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dover and Southend-on-Sea takes 2h 5m and the fastest train takes 1h 59m. The train service runs several times per day 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 • 2h 10m

  1. Dover Priory
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Southend-on-Sea
2h 10m
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£49 - £81

Dover to Southend-on-Sea train times

Trains run every three hours between Dover and Southend-on-Sea. The earliest departure is at 18:49 in the evening, and the last departure from Dover is at 22:49 which arrives into Southend-on-Sea at 00:48. All services require a transfer at Stratford International and take an average of 2h 5m. 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 Victoria via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Dover and Southend-on-Sea is 39 miles. The road distance is 89 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 Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Victoria station.

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There are 320+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at £75 per night.

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