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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$39 - $59

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Guildhall, City Centre South to Bognor Regis, Station
  2. Take the train from Bognor Regis to Clapham Junction
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$66 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea 122.2 miles

$26 - $40

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, West Ham Underground Station, and West Ham in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Guildhall, City Centre South to Bognor Regis, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portsmouth and Southend-on-Sea is 150 km. The road distance is 195 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £19 - £29.

It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.