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There are 6 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster by train, subway, night bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 2m

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

£11 - £16

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 18m

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

£4

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 19m

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

£20 - £29

Night bus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Victoria Station Oxford Tube Jetlink X1

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster 43.4 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster 43.4 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 59 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport and arriving at Victoria Station Oxford Tube station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster station. However, there are services departing from Southend Central and arriving at Westminster station via West Ham station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Westminster is 37 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 2m and costs £10 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Westminster bus services, operated by Ensign Bus, depart from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport station.

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

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Southend-on-Sea to Westminster bus services, operated by Ensign Bus, arrive at Victoria Station Oxford Tube.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster.
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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £17 - £26 and the journey takes 1h. Alternatively, Ensign Bus operates a vehicle from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Victoria Station Oxford Tube once daily, and the journey takes 1h 25m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Phone
01708 86 56 56
Website
ensignbus.com
Night bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Victoria Station Oxford Tube
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Ensign Bus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
£4
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to Westminster
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
AC Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1702 334 455
Website
acradiocabs.com
333444 Taxis
Phone
+44 1702 333 444
Website
333444.uk

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Southend-on-Sea to Westminster train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Westminster station.

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

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There are 5051+ hotels available in Westminster. Prices start at £75 per night.

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

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