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

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

Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Grays to Southend Central

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, line 28 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 100 / ...
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq) 28

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grays to Southend-on-Sea 24 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Grays to Southend-on-Sea 24 miles

$5 - $8

Rideshare  •  46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Chafford Hundred to Southend-on-Sea 23.4 miles

$7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grays to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grays to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 29 min.

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The distance between Grays and Southend-on-Sea is 17 miles. The road distance is 24 miles.

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The train from Grays to Southend Central takes 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grays station to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq) via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grays and arriving at Southend Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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

c2c operates a train from Grays to Southend-on-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grays to Southend-on-Sea via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Grays to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Chafford Hundred to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Grays to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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