There are 5 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$21 - $30

Cheapest option

Tube, train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Barking Underground Station Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. Take the train from Barking to Southend Central

$14 - $19

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Bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$26

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea 43.3 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea 43.3 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea station. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Southend-on-Sea is 36 miles. The road distance is 43.3 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 1 min.

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King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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Yes, the driving distance between King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea is 43 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Southend-on-Sea, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea via London Stansted Airport and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Barking Underground Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$200 - $240
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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