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

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

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

$29 - $42

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Waterfront Bus Station  •  2 h 28 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 Waterfront Bus Station

$21 - $25

3 alternative options

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 Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge) X80
  3. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Gillingham (Kent)

$22 - $30

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Central Station to Gillingham 44.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Southend Central Station to Gillingham 44.2 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Southend Central Station to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Southend Central and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Southend Central Station and Gillingham is 12 miles. The road distance is 44.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Central Station to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Southend Central Station to Gillingham, including transfers.

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

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Southend Central Station to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Central Station to Gillingham is 44 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Southend Central Station to Gillingham.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Gillingham. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend Central Station to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 12.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Central Station to Gillingham via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 1 h 46 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 Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Central Station to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
54 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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