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

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Train, bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Greenhithe, station X80
  3. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Chatham

$26 - $37

3 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus, bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Stanford-le-Hope
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Stanford le Hope, Rising Sun to Lakeside, Bus Station 100
  3. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station X80
  4. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chatham, Fire Station

Taxi  •  52m

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

$110 - $140

Drive  •  52m

  1. Drive from Southend Central Station to Chatham 42.9 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Southend Central Station to Chatham is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Central Station to Chatham is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 52m.

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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 Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 16m.

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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 and bus which takes 2h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 11m 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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Southend Central Station to Chatham train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Chatham station.

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

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There are 371+ hotels available in Chatham. Prices start at $63 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: 2h 11m

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, and Woolwich Arsenal in around 2h 16m.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Stanford-le-Hope
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Chatham
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Greenhithe, station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ensignbus.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stanford le Hope, Rising Sun to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Central Station to Chatham
Ave. Duration
52m
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
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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