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

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  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Limehouse

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Train, line 473 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the line 473 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road 473

$22 - $29

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London 36.5 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London 36.5 miles

$7 - $12

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

c2c operates a train from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Limehouse
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London?

The distance between Southend-on-Sea and ExCeL London is 48 km. The road distance is 58 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London?

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London?

The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs £130 - £160.

Is there a direct train between Southend-on-Sea and ExCeL London?

No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London. However, there are services departing from Southend Central and arriving at Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station via Limehouse DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London?

It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to ExCeL London, including transfers.