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There are 6 ways to get from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$118 - $198

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Bus  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$29 - $39

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Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester 231.9 miles

$50 - $75

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, line 50 bus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Take the subway from West Ham station to Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the line 50 bus from Burnage, Mauldeth Rd to Rusholme, Daisy Bank Rd

$110 - $320

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$84 - $210

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Southend East to West Ham
  2. Take the subway from West Ham station to Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road

$116 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea and arriving at Moss Side, Moss Ln East via London Victoria Coach Station and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 28m.

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The distance between Southend East Station and Greater Manchester is 183 miles. The road distance is 231.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs £90 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs £90 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9h 28m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Southend East Station to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Map of how to get from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 182.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Southend East Station, England and Greater Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester via West Ham, West Ham station, Euston Square station, London Euston, Manchester Piccadilly, Mauldeth Road, and Burnage, Mauldeth Rd in around 4h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester via Southend-on-Sea, London Victoria Coach Station, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown in around 9h 28m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Burnage, Mauldeth Rd to Rusholme, Daisy Bank Rd
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend East Station to Greater Manchester is 232 miles. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Southend East Station to Greater Manchester.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 914+ hotels available in Greater Manchester. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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