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

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to London Fenchurch Street

$11 - $23

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Southend-on-Sea to London 42.8 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras

$17 - $21

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Islington 42.3 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Islington 42.3 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Islington is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Islington is to train which costs £9 - £18 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea station to Islington. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at King's Cross St. Pancras via London Stansted Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southend Central and arriving at London Fenchurch Street. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Islington is 35 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Islington without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs £9 - £18.

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The train from Southend Central to London Fenchurch Street takes 54 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Southend-on-Sea to Islington bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Islington is to train which takes 54 min and costs £9 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £17 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Southend-on-Sea to Islington bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, arrive at King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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Southend-on-Sea to Islington train services, operated by c2c, arrive at London Fenchurch Street station.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Islington.
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  • Distance: 35.3 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

c2c operates a train from Southend-on-Sea to Islington every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 54 min. Greater Anglia also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Islington via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and London Stansted Airport in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Southend-on-Sea to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Islington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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