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

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Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Strood

$38 - $56

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Train, bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station X80
  3. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue

Line 28 bus, line 100 bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 28 / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Lakeside, Bus Station 100 / ...

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Strood 40 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Strood 40 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Strood is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Strood is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Strood. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road and arriving at Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Lakeside, Bus Station and Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Strood. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Strood via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Strood is 14 miles. The road distance is 40 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Strood without a car is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £29 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Strood, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Strood bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road station.

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Southend-on-Sea to Strood 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 Strood is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £29 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 28 bus and line 100 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Strood.
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  • Distance: 14.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Strood via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Strood via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Lakeside, Bus Station, and Bluewater, Bus Station in around 4 h 12 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
c2c
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
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Strood
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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 Strood bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Strood is 40 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Strood.

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There are 355+ hotels available in Strood. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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