There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry 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

Fly Dublin to Southend  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southend (SEN) DUB - SEN

$77 - $327

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$47 - $65

9 alternative options

Fly Dublin to London City, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London City (LCY) DUB - LCY
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$73 - $254

Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$106 - $297

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUB - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$62 - $200

Fly Dublin to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Stansted (STN) DUB - STN
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$78 - $209

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$64 - $219

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Stansted (STN) BFS - STN
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$110 - $242

Car ferry, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$215 - $327

Car ferry, train, bus  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport
  4. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr) X30

$197 - $285

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Southend-on-Sea

$106 - $145

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

Flybe flies from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea twice daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $46
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $46
car
$124
Passenger
$44

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea?

The distance between Dublin and Southend-on-Sea is 512 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea?

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 16 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea?

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea is to fly which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 60€ - 270€.

Is there a direct bus between Dublin and Southend-on-Sea?

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via London Victoria Rail Station and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 2 min.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea?

It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Dublin to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.