There are 5 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater 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, line 483 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ebbsfleet International
  3. Take the line 483 bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 483

$31 - $43

Cheapest option

Line 28 bus, line 100 bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 28
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater 30.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Bluewater is 20 miles. The road distance is 30.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea station to Bluewater station. 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 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

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 7 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
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
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 - $7
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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
$80 - $100
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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