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There are 3 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Greenhithe, station X80
  3. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)
  4. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Whitstable

Cheapest option

Train  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Whitstable

$70 - $102

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable 70.5 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 19m.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Whitstable is 18 miles. The road distance is 70.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable.

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There are 418+ hotels available in Whitstable. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable.
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  • Distance: 18.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 11m

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Whitstable via Stratford (London), Stratford City Bus Station, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, and Stratford International in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Stratford International to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station to Greenhithe, station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ensignbus.com

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