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There are 6 ways to get from Southend East Station to Big Ben by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Take the subway from West Ham station to Westminster station Jubilee

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the rideshare from Southend-on-Sea to London 42.8 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Train, subway via Upminster station  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from Southend East to Upminster
  2. Take the subway from Upminster station to Westminster station District

$14 - $20

Bus  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  59m

  1. Take a taxi from Southend East Station to Big Ben 43.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from Southend East Station to Big Ben 43.5 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Southend East Station to Big Ben is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend East Station to Big Ben is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend East Station to Big Ben. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea and arriving at Westminster, Parliament Square via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Southend East Station and Big Ben is 37 miles. The road distance is 43.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend East Station to Big Ben without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 8m and costs £11 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from Southend East Station to Big Ben, including transfers.

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Southend East Station to Big Ben bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Southend-on-Sea station.

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Southend East Station to Big Ben bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend East Station to Big Ben is 43 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Southend East Station to Big Ben.

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There are 9094+ hotels available in Big Ben. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend East Station to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

What companies run services between Southend East Station, England and Big Ben, England?

National Express operates a bus from Southend East Station to Big Ben once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend East to West Ham
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend East to Upminster
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Upminster station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Southend-on-Sea to London
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southend East Station to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
59m
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Southend East Station and Big Ben. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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