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

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Recommended option

Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to Southend Central

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Westcliff-on-Sea, The Cricketers Inn (St Bernards/Milton Hall/St Helens Primary - Seco) 28 / ...

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

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

Questions & Answers

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

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) station and arriving at Westcliff-on-Sea, The Cricketers Inn (St Bernards/Milton Hall/St Helens Primary - Seco). Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 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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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, Arriva UK operates a bus from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. National Express also services this route once a week.

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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Westcliff-on-Sea, The Cricketers Inn (St Bernards/Milton Hall/St Helens Primary - Seco)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basildon to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.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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