There are 6 ways to get from Southend Central Station to Chatham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Chatham

$29 - $41

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80
  3. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station

$21 - $25

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Greenhithe for Bluewater  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge) X80
  3. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham

$22 - $29

Line 100 bus, bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station 700|Sapphire

$25 - $27

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Central Station to Chatham 42.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Southend Central Station to Chatham 42.9 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Southend Central Station to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Southend Central and arriving at Chatham via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Southend Central Station and Chatham is 14 miles. The road distance is 42.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Central Station to Chatham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Southend Central Station to Chatham, including transfers.

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Southend Central Station to Chatham train services, operated by c2c, depart from Southend Central station.

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The best way to get from Southend Central Station to Chatham is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 57 min.

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Southend Central Station to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Chatham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Central Station to Chatham is 43 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Southend Central Station to Chatham.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Chatham. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend Central Station to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Central Station to Chatham via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Central Station to Chatham via Basildon, Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Chatham
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Central Station to Chatham
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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