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There are 2 ways to get from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$45 - $63

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Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea 72.2 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Southend Central via Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Southend-on-Sea is 24 miles. The road distance is 72.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea.

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There are 208+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Southend-on-Sea via Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 56 min.

Train operators
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

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