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

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street

$13 - $27

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 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  58 min

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

$190 - $240

Drive  •  58 min

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

$9 - $14

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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 £10 - £21 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Islington. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue and arriving at King's Cross St. Pancras via London Stansted Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at London Liverpool Street. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 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 58 min and costs £10 - £21.

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The train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street takes 58 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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Southend-on-Sea to Islington 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 Islington is to train which takes 58 min and costs £10 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £10 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Islington.
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  • Distance: 35.3 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Southend-on-Sea to Islington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 58 min. c2c also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Islington via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and London Stansted Airport in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
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
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

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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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 - $240
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 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 Greater Anglia, arrive at London Liverpool Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Islington is 42 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Islington.

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There are 8740+ hotels available in Islington. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Southend-on-Sea and Islington. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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