There are 4 ways to get from Bath to Southend-on-Sea by train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$80 - $135

Cheapest option

Train via Reading  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$69 - $115

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Southend-on-Sea 170.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Southend (SEN) BRS - SEN

$220 - $415

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bath to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £27 - £45 and takes 2 h 59 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Bath to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £27 - £45.

More details

The distance between Bath and Southend-on-Sea is 214 km. The road distance is 273 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Bath to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

More details

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

You can take a train from Bath to Southend-on-Sea via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, easyJet, Aer Lingus and five other airlines fly from Bath to Southend-on-Sea every 3 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Bath Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.