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There are 6 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Harlow Town Stansted Express

$41 - $48

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Bus, line 510 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30
  2. Take the line 510 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School 509 / ...

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Train via Stratford (London)  •  1 h 53 min

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

$26 - $37

Bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station X30
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School 59

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow 39.1 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow 39.1 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow is to bus and line 510 bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue and arriving at Harlow, Burnt Mill School via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Harlow Town via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Harlow is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow without a car is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £30 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Harlow bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue station.

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

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £30 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 510 bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow.
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow via Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southend Victoria to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Harlow Town
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Harlow Town
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$22
First
$36
Business
$32
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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Southend-on-Sea to Harlow bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Harlow, Burnt Mill School station.

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Southend-on-Sea to Harlow train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Harlow Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Harlow is 39 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Harlow.

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