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There are 6 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

$10 - $14

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Train, bus  •  1 h 39 min

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

Train, bus via Dartford, Home Gardens  •  1 h 45 min

  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, line 100 bus  •  2 h 41 min

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

Taxi  •  37 min

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

$80 - $100

Drive  •  37 min

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

$6 - $10

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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 - £75 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford station. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road and arriving at Purfleet, Railway Station via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station and Grays, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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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, Chichester Road station.

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

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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 line 100 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford.
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  • Distance: 22.5 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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 2 h 41 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Grays
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Grays to Purfleet
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
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
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Greenhithe, station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ensignbus.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Grays, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Dartford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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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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