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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Train, Tube  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station Jubilee

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 30 min

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

$6

3 alternative options

Train, line 26 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  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  •  59 min

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

$190 - $240

Drive  •  59 min

  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 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 59 min.

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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 Tube which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £10 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min 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 59 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station.

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There are 8370+ hotels available in Waterloo Station. Prices start at $75 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: 1 h 7 min

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 Underground Station, take the Tube to Waterloo Underground 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 1 h 31 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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
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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