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

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Grays
  2. Take the train from Grays to Purfleet

£8 - £10

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Greenhithe, station X80

Line 28 bus, bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 28 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Grays, Bus Station 100 / ...

£12 - £15

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford 30.1 miles

£60 - £80

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford 30.1 miles

£5 - £8

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea station to Dartford station. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange and arriving at Purfleet, Railway Station via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station and Grays, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Southend Central and arriving at Purfleet via Grays. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Dartford is 23 miles. The road distance is 30.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Dartford bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange.

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Southend-on-Sea to Dartford train services, operated by c2c, depart from Southend Central station.

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford via Grays in around 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station and Grays, Bus Station in around 2h 40m.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Grays
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Grays to Purfleet
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Phone
01708 86 56 56
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Greenhithe, station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Ensign Bus
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First in Essex
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Grays, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First in Essex
NIBSbuses
Phone
01268 767870
Website
nibsbuses.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Grays, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
NIBSbuses
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
£60 - £80
AC Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1702 334 455
Website
acradiocabs.com
333444 Taxis
Phone
+44 1702 333 444
Website
333444.uk

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford is to train which takes 55 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 28 bus and bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 2h 40m.

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Southend-on-Sea to Dartford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Grays, Bus Station.

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Southend-on-Sea to Dartford train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Purfleet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Dartford is 30 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford.

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