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There are 5 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station by train, subway, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the subway from West Ham station to Waterloo station Jubilee

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from Southend-on-Sea to London 42.8 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Train, line 26 bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd 26

$22 - $29

Taxi  •  59m

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station 42.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station 42.5 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 59m.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Waterloo Station is 36 miles. The road distance is 42.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 8m and costs £10 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station is 43 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station.

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There are 9091+ hotels available in Waterloo Station. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Southend-on-Sea and Waterloo Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 35.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

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

There is no direct connection from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station. However, you can take the train to West Ham, take the walk to West Ham station, take the subway to Waterloo station, then take the walk to Waterloo Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Station, and Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd in around 1h 32m.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Southend-on-Sea to London
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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