Duration 18 min
Distance 8.2 miles
Average price £12
Possible routes 5 found

There are 5 ways to get from Southend to London by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

We recommend taking the train from Bellingham to London St Pancras International LL, which takes around 35 min. Alternatively, taking the bus from Bellingham, Newquay Road to Liverpool Street Station is the cheapest option and takes around 1h 8m.

Recommended route

Train • 35 min

  1. Bellingham
  2. London King's Cross
35 min
Bookable on Rome2rio
£5 - £7
Alternative routes

Line 47 bus • 1h 8m

  1. Bellingham, Newquay Road
  2. London
1h 8m
Cheapest
£2

Taxi • 18 min

  1. Southend
  2. London Bank DLR
Fastest
18 min
£22 - £27

Drive • 18 min

  1. Southend
  2. London Bank DLR
18 min
£1 - £2

Uber • 18 min

  1. Southend
  2. London Bank DLR
18 min
£16 - £24

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Southend to London? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Southend to London is to line 47 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend to London is to taxi which costs £22 - £27 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bellingham, Newquay Road and arriving at Liverpool Street Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bellingham and arriving at London St Pancras International LL. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Southend and London is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend to London without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs £5 - £7.

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The train from Bellingham to London St Pancras International LL takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Southend to London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Bellingham, Newquay Road station.

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Southend to London train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Bellingham station.

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The best way to get from Southend to London is to train which takes 35 min and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 47 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 8m.

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Southend to London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Liverpool Street Station.

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Southend to London train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London St Pancras International LL station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend to London is 8 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Southend to London.

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How to travel from Southend to London

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Southend to London right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Southend and London?

Thameslink operates a train from Southend to London King's Cross hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Southend to London every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 1h 8m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7

About Thameslink

Train from Bellingham to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7

Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2

About London Buses

Bus from Bellingham, Newquay Road to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Other operators
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£16 - £24

About Uber London

Towncar from Southend to London Bank DLR
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Signup at
uber.com
Access
£16 - £24
Assist
£18 - £25
UberX
£18 - £25
UberXL
£24 - £35
Exec
£30 - £45
Lux
£50 - £70
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Cannon Cars
Phone
+44 20 8777 8888
Website
cannoncars.co.uk
Bromley South Cars Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8464 4441
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Cabs
Phone
+44 20 8470 3000
Website
greenwichcabs.co.uk
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740

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