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

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Bus, train  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station X80
  2. Take the train from Chafford Hundred to Southend Central

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 16m

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

$21 - $32

Line 100 bus, line 28 bus  •  3h

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern 28

Taxi  •  40m

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  40m

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

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 40m.

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

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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 and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern via Lakeside, Bus Station and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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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 2h 16m.

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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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The best way to get from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 33m and costs £7 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station.

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Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Stone Crossing station.

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The best way to get from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs £16 - £25. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and line 28 bus, which costs and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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 DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 2h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea via Bluewater, Bus Station, Lakeside, Bus Station, and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station in around 3h.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Chafford Hundred to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stone Crossing to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
ensignbus.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
40m
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
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com

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Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea is 32 miles. It takes approximately 40m to drive from Bluewater to Southend-on-Sea.

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There are 211+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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