There are 5 ways to get from Rainham to Southend Central Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Stratford International DLR Station  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$31 - $44

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Bus, train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 700|Sapphire
  2. Take the train from Chafford Hundred to Southend Central

$22 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
  2. Take the train from Chafford Hundred to Southend Central

$24 - $31

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rainham to Southend Central Station 51.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Rainham to Southend Central Station 51.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Rainham to Southend Central Station is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rainham to Southend Central Station is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rainham to Southend Central Station. However, there are services departing from Rainham (Kent) and arriving at Southend Central via Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Rainham and Southend Central Station is 13 miles. The road distance is 51.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Rainham to Southend Central Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Rainham to Southend Central Station, including transfers.

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Rainham to Southend Central Station train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Rainham (Kent) station.

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Rainham to Southend Central Station train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rainham to Southend Central Station is 52 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Rainham to Southend Central Station.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Southend Central Station. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rainham to Southend Central Station.
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between Rainham, Medway, England and Southend Central Station, England?

You can take a train from Rainham to Southend Central Station via Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Chafford Hundred to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rainham to Southend Central Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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