Duration 4h 36m
Distance 272.8 miles
Average price £151
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hartlepool and Southend-on-Sea takes 4h 36m and the fastest train takes 4h 27m. The train service runs several times per day from Hartlepool 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.


  1. Hartlepool
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Southend-on-Sea
4h 35m
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£111 - £176

Hartlepool to Southend-on-Sea train times

Trains run five times a day between Hartlepool and Southend-on-Sea. The earliest departure is at 07:08 in the morning, and the last departure from Hartlepool is at 17:54 which arrives into Southend-on-Sea at 22:34. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Hartlepool to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Hartlepool and arriving at Southend Victoria via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Hartlepool and Southend-on-Sea is 233 miles. The road distance is 272.8 miles.

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Hartlepool to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Grand Central, depart from Hartlepool station.

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Hartlepool to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Victoria station.

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There are 325+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at £75 per night.

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