There are 4 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Basildon by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  18 min

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. 28 / ...

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. 14.6 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  20 min

  1. 14.6 miles

$3 - $5

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Basildon, England?

c2c operates a train from Southend-on-Sea to Basildon every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Basildon every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Basildon
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Basildon
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Basildon is 18 km. The road distance is 23 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Basildon is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Basildon is to train which takes 18 min and costs £5 - £7.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southend Central and arriving at Basildon. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

The train from Southend Central to Basildon takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.