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Train  •  34 min

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 502 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. 502

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. 21.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  29 min

  1. 21.1 miles

$4 - $7

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Southend-on-Sea to Brentwood every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Brentwood once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Prittlewell, Southend High for Boys to Shenfield Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Brentwood
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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 Brentwood is 30 km. The road distance is 34 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Brentwood is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Brentwood is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs £70 - £90.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Shenfield. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prittlewell, Southend High for Boys and arriving at Shenfield Railway Station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

The train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield takes 34 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.