There are 5 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bristol by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

$88 - $151

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Broadmead, Cabot Circus M10 / ...

$46 - $70

3 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the line 205 bus from City of London, Duke's Place to Paddington Rail Station 205
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

$80 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Bristol 176.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Bristol (BRS) SEN - BRS

$215 - $376

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Bristol via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, easyJet, Flybe and four other airlines fly from Southend-on-Sea to Bristol 5 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Duke's Place to Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Bristol is 229 km. The road distance is 282 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bristol is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bristol is to drive which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £28 - £45.

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Bristol, including transfers.