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Recommended option

Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Barking to Southend Central

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Ilford to Southend-on-Sea National Express

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 238 bus, train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 238 bus from East Ham, Newham Town Hall to Stratford Bus Station 104 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Victoria

$20 - $28

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Ham to Southend-on-Sea 35.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from East Ham to Southend-on-Sea 35.1 miles

$7 - $11

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

c2c operates a train from East Ham to Southend-on-Sea every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from East Ham to Southend-on-Sea once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Ham, Newham Town Hall to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Ham to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Ham and Southend-on-Sea is 46 km. The road distance is 56 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Ham to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 43 min.

The quickest way to get from East Ham to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 38 min and costs £7 - £11.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barking and arriving at Southend Central. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Ilford and arriving at Southend-on-Sea. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

The train from Barking to Southend Central takes 38 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.