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There are 3 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island by train or car

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Train via London  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Havant

£41 - £78

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 38m

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

£42 - £94

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Havant 115 miles

£17 - £26

Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island by train and subway

The journey time between Southend-on-Sea and Thorney Island is around 2h 51m and covers a distance of around 106 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 22m. Operated by c2c, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island service departs from Southend Central and arrives in Havant. Typically 293 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 51m
Fastest journey time:
2h 22m
Journey distance:
106 miles
Services per week:
293
Cheapest price:
£41
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:24
Last service departs at:
23:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island train and subway schedules

Departing Saturday, July 31, 2021

Southend-on-Sea → Thorney Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Thorney Island is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Thorney Island is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h.

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The fastest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island is to drive which takes 2h and costs £17 - £26.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island. However, there are services departing from Southend Central and arriving at Havant via West Ham station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Thorney Island is 87 miles. The road distance is 115 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island without a car is to train via London which takes 2h 36m and costs £40 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island, including transfers.

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

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Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Havant station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Thorney Island. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Thorney Island.
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  • Distance: 86.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Thorney Island, West Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Havant via West Ham, West Ham station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 2h 36m.

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