There are 5 ways to get from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea by bus, train, taxi or car

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

Bus, train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) X80
  2. Take the train from Chafford Hundred to Southend Central

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, line 28 bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 100 / ...
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq) 28

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Stone Crossing to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$21 - $32

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea 31.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea 31.5 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea is to line 100 bus and line 28 bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Bluewater and Southend-on-Sea is 20 miles. The road distance is 31.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bluewater station to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq) via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Stone Crossing and arriving at Southend Central via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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

You can take a train from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea via Stone Crossing, Woolwich Arsenal, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 2 h 53 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Chafford Hundred to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stone Crossing to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stone Crossing to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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