There are 5 ways to get from Southend East Station to Big Ben by train, subway, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Jubilee / ...

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 58 min

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

$6

3 alternative options

Train, Tube via Upminster Underground Station  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southend East to Upminster
  2. Take the Tube from Upminster Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station District

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  59 min

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

$200 - $240

Drive  •  59 min

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

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

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 Tube which takes 1 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Southend East Station to Big Ben, including transfers.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Southend East Station to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

There is no direct connection from Southend East Station to Big Ben. However, you can take the train to West Ham, take the walk to West Ham Underground Station, take the Tube to Westminster Underground Station, then take the walk to Big Ben. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Southend East Station to Big Ben via Upminster, Upminster Underground Station, and Westminster Underground Station in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend East to West Ham
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend East to Upminster
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Upminster Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southend East Station to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
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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