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

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Train  •  58 min

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

$13 - $27

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London Liverpool Street Station to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$23 - $28

Taxi  •  55 min

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

$190 - $230

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea 41.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Street station to Southend-on-Sea station. However, there are services departing from London Liverpool Street Station and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Liverpool Street and arriving at Southend Victoria. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Liverpool Street and Southend-on-Sea is 34 miles. The road distance is 41.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs £10 - £21.

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The train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria takes 58 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Liverpool Street Station.

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Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from London Liverpool Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 58 min and costs £10 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 34.4 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 58 min. c2c also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea via Stansted Airport London and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Liverpool Street Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool Street to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
55 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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