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There are 4 ways to get from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to Southend Central

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Line 28 bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre 28 / ...

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea 15 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea 15 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea is to train which costs £5 - £7 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station station and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basildon and arriving at Southend Central. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Southend-on-Sea is 11 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs £5 - £7.

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The train from Basildon to Southend Central takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Basildon to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Basildon to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, depart from Basildon station.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 18 min and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 28 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Southend-on-Sea, England?

c2c operates a train from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Basildon to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre station.

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Basildon to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Southend-on-Sea is 15 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea.

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