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There are 4 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Three Bridges

$28 - $40

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London North National Express

$22 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, line 344 bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 344 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Clapham Junction Station 344 / ...
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Crawley

$38 - $54

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley 64.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley station. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea and arriving at Crawley, Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station and North Terminal Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Crawley is 49 miles. The road distance is 64.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Crawley bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Southend-on-Sea station.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley is to train which takes 2 h and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Southend-on-Sea to Crawley bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Crawley is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley.

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  • Distance: 48.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley via West Ham, West Ham station, London Bridge station, and London Bridge in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Crawley via London Victoria Coach Station, Gatwick Airport London North, and North Terminal Bus Station in around 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
c2c
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Three Bridges
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Clapham Junction Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London North
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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