There are 3 ways to get from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$46 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Newmarket 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

$17 - $27

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea 71.1 miles

$15 - $22

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

You can take a train from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea via Cambridge, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, West Ham Underground Station, and West Ham in around 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea via Stansted Airport London and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea?

The distance between Newmarket and Southend-on-Sea is 81 km. The road distance is 114 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea?

The cheapest way to get from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea?

The quickest way to get from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £10 - £16.

Is there a direct bus between Newmarket and Southend-on-Sea?

No, there is no direct bus from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Newmarket and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea?

It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Newmarket to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.