There are 5 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend 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, line 73 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Grays
  2. Take the line 73 bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq) 73 / ...

$13 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 28 bus, line 200 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 28
  2. Take the line 200 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Grays, Heathland Way 200 / ...

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 31 min

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

$29 - $41

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend 35.7 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend 35.7 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend is to line 28 bus and line 200 bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Gravesend is 16 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea station to Gravesend. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at Grays, Heathland Way via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Gravesend via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The nearest airport to Gravesend is London City (LCY) Airport which is 14.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Gatwick (LGW) (30.5 miles), London Stansted (STN) (31.4 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (35.8 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (44.3 miles).

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Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Victoria station.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 1 h 57 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
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Grays, Heathland Way
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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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