There are 4 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ramsgate

$48 - $73

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Line 28 bus, bus  •  5 h 58 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 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Ramsgate, Harbour 022 / ...

$26 - $30

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80
  3. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
  4. Take the train from Chatham to Ramsgate

$45 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate 87.9 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea station to Ramsgate. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at Ramsgate, Harbour via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate. However, there are services departing from Southend Central and arriving at Ramsgate via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Ramsgate is 34 miles. The road distance is 87.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can line 28 bus and bus, which costs £20 - £24 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate.
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  • Distance: 33.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 5 h 58 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
Train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Chatham to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
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
$6
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 Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Ramsgate, Harbour
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ramsgate, Harbour station.

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Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ramsgate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Ramsgate.

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