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

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Purfleet to Southend Central

$9 - $14

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Train via Grays  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Grays to Southend Central

$10 - $14

Line 100 bus, line 28 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 100 / ...
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq) 28

$15

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea 26.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea 26.5 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purfleet station to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Purfleet, Railway Station (Purfleet Rail) and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq) via Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Purfleet and arriving at Southend Central. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Purfleet and Southend-on-Sea is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £7 - £11.

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The train from Purfleet to Southend Central takes 41 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn).

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Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, depart from Purfleet station.

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The best way to get from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 41 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and line 28 bus, which costs £12 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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  • Distance: 20.9 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

c2c operates a train from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea via Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Purfleet to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Grays to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
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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Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Whitegate Road (Warrior Sq) station.

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Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea is 27 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Purfleet to Southend-on-Sea.

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