There are 9 ways to get from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

£127 - £388

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Bus  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Penrith to London Golders Green
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre X30

£31 - £38

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Drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea 302.5 miles

£50 - £75

Fly Carlisle to Southend  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Carlisle (CAX) to Southend (SEN) CAX - SEN

£55 - £257

Train to Glasgow, fly to Southend  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southend (SEN) GLA - SEN

£81 - £435

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

£111 - £305

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

£85 - £296

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

£97 - £358

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  4. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

£107 - £241

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea is to fly which costs £55 - £260 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Penrith and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre via London Golders Green and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Penrith North Lakes and arriving at Southend Victoria via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between Penrith and Southend-on-Sea is 261 miles. The road distance is 302.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs £120 - £390.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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

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Penrith to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Virgin Trains, depart from Penrith North Lakes station.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs £120 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 9h 31m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £260 and takes 3h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 261.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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

You can take a train from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea via London Euston, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 4h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea via London Golders Green, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 9h 31m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£26 - £200
Flights from Glasgow to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Glasgow to Southend via Derry
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £310
Train operators
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £140
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £360
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £26
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £65
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
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 Penrith to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
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National Express
Bus from London Golders Green to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Book at
National Express
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £17
Website
First in Essex

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The quickest flight from Carlisle Airport to Southend Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Penrith to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre station.

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Penrith to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to Southend-on-Sea is 302 miles. It takes approximately 5h 7m to drive from Penrith to Southend-on-Sea.

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Loganair offers flights from Carlisle Airport to Southend Airport.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at £75 per night.

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