There are 4 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford Stansted Express

$43 - $51

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Bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30

$18 - $20

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Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford 42.6 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford 42.6 miles

$9 - $14

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea station to Bishop's Stortford. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at Bishop's Stortford, The Causeway via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Bishops Stortford via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Bishop's Stortford is 33 miles. The road distance is 42.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Victoria station.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 4 min.

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Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt).

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Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Bishops Stortford station.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford.
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  • Distance: 33.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Bishop's Stortford, England?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford is 43 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford.

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