There are 5 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central

$34 - $71

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Line 99 bus, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Airport Bus Station 99
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London 777 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$33 - $37

3 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
  2. Take the line 205 bus from Euston Station to Liverpool Street Station 205
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$42 - $80

Train via Bletchley, Bus Station (Bletchley Bus Station)  •  3 h 14 min

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

$44 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea 87.4 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea station. However, there are services departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via Luton Airport London and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Southend-on-Sea is 72 miles. The road distance is 87.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £25 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) station.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £25 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 99 bus and bus, which costs £25 - £28 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea.

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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 72.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Moorgate Underground Station, and London Fenchurch Street in around 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Southend-on-Sea via Airport Bus Station, Luton Airport London, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 4 h 41 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
Train from Bletchley to London Euston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Euston Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $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

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