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Duration 1h 38m
Distance 40.1 miles
Average price £27
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Orpington and Southend-on-Sea takes 1h 38m and the fastest train takes 1h 17m. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Orpington 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. Orpington
  2. West Ham
  3. Southend-on-Sea
1h 32m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£18 - £33

Orpington to Southend-on-Sea train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Orpington and Southend-on-Sea. The service departs Orpington at 23:19 at night, which arrives into Southend-on-Sea at 01:05. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Orpington and arriving at Southend Central via London Bridge station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between Orpington and Southend-on-Sea is 29 miles. The road distance is 40.1 miles.

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

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Orpington 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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