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There are 5 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the subway from West Ham station to St. John's Wood station Jubilee

$15 - $21

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Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London St John's Wood/for Zsl London Zoo National Express

$10 - $16

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 37 min

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

$19 - $29

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo 45.5 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo 45.5 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo is to taxi which costs £160 - £190 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue and arriving at London St John's Wood/for Zsl London Zoo via Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Camden Road via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and London Zoo is 38 miles. The road distance is 45.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £11 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo, including transfers.

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

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Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo 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 London Zoo is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £14 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £13 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo.
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  • Distance: 37.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo via Stratford (London) and Camden Road in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo via Stansted Airport London and London St John's Wood/for Zsl London Zoo in around 3 h 38 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham station to St. John's Wood station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Camden Road
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$5 - $8
Oyster Card
$3 - $5
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London St John's Wood/for Zsl London Zoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
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 London Zoo bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London St John's Wood/for Zsl London Zoo station.

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Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Camden Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to London Zoo.

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