There are 6 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Strood

$33 - $49

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Greenhithe for Bluewater  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge) X80
  3. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Strood

$21 - $31

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 19 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
  3. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Strood, Canal Road

$21 - $25

Line 28 bus, line 100 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern (Barons Court/St Marys C of E - Primary associate) 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 / ...

$23

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway 40.7 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway 40.7 miles

$8 - $13

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern (Barons Court/St Marys C of E - Primary associate) and arriving at Strood, Canal Road via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Strood via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and City of Rochester-upon-Medway is 14 miles. The road distance is 40.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern (Barons Court/St Marys C of E - Primary associate) station.

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Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Victoria station.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 28 bus and line 100 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 35 min.

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Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside).

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Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Strood station.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway.
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  • Distance: 13.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and City of Rochester-upon-Medway, England?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, Stratford International, and Strood in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), and Strood, Canal Road in around 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Strood
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Strood
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Strood
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Strood, Canal Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern (Barons Court/St Marys C of E - Primary associate) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
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
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
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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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway is 41 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to City of Rochester-upon-Medway.

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