There are 4 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford 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  •  1 h 46 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

$45 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 9 min

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

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

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

$200 - $240

Drive  •  52 min

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

$9 - $14

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 46 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$41
Business
$38
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 Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford
Ave. Duration
52 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
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

How far is it from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford?

The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Bishop's Stortford is 53 km. The road distance is 68 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford?

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford?

The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £140 - £180.

Is there a direct train between Southend-on-Sea and Bishop's Stortford?

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 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Southend-on-Sea and Bishop's Stortford?

No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea 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 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford?

It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bishop's Stortford, including transfers.