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There are 6 ways to get from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from Victoria station to West Ham station District
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Southend-on-Sea 43.1 miles

$4

4 alternative options

Line 11 bus, train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Victoria Stn Grosvenor Gdns to Bishopsgate, Great Winchester Street 11
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$21 - $30

Bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southend-on-Sea National Express

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea 44.9 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea 44.9 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Southend-on-Sea. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Southend-on-Sea is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £11 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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

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London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southend-on-Sea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 37.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Victoria Stn Grosvenor Gdns to Bishopsgate, Great Winchester Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Victoria Coach Station to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from London Victoria to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London Victoria and Southend-on-Sea. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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