Directions from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. X80

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Line 28 bus, line 100 bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. 28
  2. 100 / ...

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Dlr

$21 - $33

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. 30.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal, and Greenhithe for Bluewater in around 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Ham DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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 Bluewater is 33 km. The road distance is 49 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs £60 - £80.

No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Southend Central and arriving at Greenhithe for Bluewater via West Ham DLR Station and Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater, including transfers.