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There are 4 ways to get from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Limehouse to Southend Central

$14 - $20

3 alternative options

Line 47 bus, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Lewisham Clock Tower to Liverpool Street Station 47
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$21 - $30

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea 41.3 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea 41.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lewisham station to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Lewisham DLR Station and arriving at Southend Central via Limehouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Lewisham and Southend-on-Sea is 32 miles. The road distance is 41.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £10 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Lewisham DLR Station.

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Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea is 41 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea.

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There are 209+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea via Limehouse DLR Station and Limehouse in around 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Lewisham DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Limehouse to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Clock Tower to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Lewisham to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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