Duration 2h 24m
Distance 102.6 miles
Average price £56
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Southend-on-Sea and Peterborough takes 2h 24m and the fastest train takes 2h 1m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Southend-on-Sea to Peterborough. 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. Southend Victoria
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Peterborough
2h 5m
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£30 - £81

Southend-on-Sea to Peterborough train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Southend-on-Sea and Peterborough. The earliest departure is at 16:10 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Southend-on-Sea is at 23:00 which arrives into Peterborough at 03:07. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Peterborough. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Peterborough via Liverpool Street station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Peterborough is 83 miles. The road distance is 102.6 miles.

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Southend-on-Sea to Peterborough train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Victoria station.

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Southend-on-Sea to Peterborough train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Peterborough station.

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