Duration 2h 28m
Distance 107.9 miles
Average price £50
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Kettering and Southend-on-Sea takes 2h 28m and the fastest train takes 1h 55m. There is an hourly train service from Kettering 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. Kettering
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Southend-on-Sea
2h 28m
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£45 - £73

Kettering to Southend-on-Sea train times

Trains run hourly between Kettering and Southend-on-Sea. The earliest departure is at 20:02 in the evening, and the last departure from Kettering is at 22:21 which arrives into Southend-on-Sea at 01:23. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Kettering to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Kettering and arriving at Southend Victoria via St Pancras International and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Kettering and Southend-on-Sea is 86 miles. The road distance is 107.9 miles.

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Kettering to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Kettering station.

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

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