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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 41 min

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

$28 - $40

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 11 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 Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue

$20 - $24

3 alternative options

Line 28 bus, line 100 bus  •  3 h 28 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 line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...

$22

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

Questions & Answers

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 station to Strood. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue 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 3 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Strood. However, there are services departing from Southend Central and arriving at Strood via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 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 41 min and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 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, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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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 41 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 West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Strood via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 3 h 28 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
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 Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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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