There are 5 ways to get from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Tube, train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Victoria

$21 - $30

Bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from London Shoreditch 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

$25 - $31

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea 41.6 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea 41.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Bridge station to Southend-on-Sea station. However, there are services departing from London Bridge Bus Station and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via London Shoreditch and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Fenchurch Street and arriving at Southend Central. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between London Bridge and Southend-on-Sea is 35 miles. The road distance is 41.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £9 - £13.

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The train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central takes 54 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Shoreditch station.

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London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, depart from London Fenchurch Street station.

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The best way to get from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £9 - £13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 34.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

What companies run services between London Bridge, Greater London, England and Southend-on-Sea, England?

c2c operates a train from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea via Shoreditch High St Bethnal Green Road, London Shoreditch, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
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 Shoreditch to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
56 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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London Bridge 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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London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea is 42 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from London Bridge to Southend-on-Sea.

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