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

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to West Ham station
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 75 bus, train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Station 75
  2. Take the train from Limehouse to Southend Central

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Line 468 bus, line 35 bus, train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green 468
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Liverpool Street Station 35 / ...
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$21 - $30

Taxi  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea 48.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea 48.4 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 1h 5m.

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The distance between Croydon and Southend-on-Sea is 37 miles. The road distance is 48.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 24m and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Southend-on-Sea is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Croydon 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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Map of how to get from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

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

There is no direct connection from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea. However, you can take the train to London Bridge, take the walk to London Bridge station, take the subway to West Ham station, take the walk to West Ham, then take the train to Southend Central. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea via Lewisham Station, Lewisham DLR Station, and Limehouse in around 2h 21m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
c2c
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
Train from Limehouse to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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