There are 5 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X30
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Ipswich

$30 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X30
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford to Ipswich
  3. Take the bus from Ipswich, Revolution to Woodbridge, Turban Centre 800 / ...

$20 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Ipswich

$35 - $52

Bus, train via Ipswich, Northgate Street  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 3
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Ipswich

$35 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge 69.2 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea station to Woodbridge. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) and arriving at Woodbridge, Turban Centre via Chelmsford and Ipswich, Revolution. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Woodbridge via Shenfield and Ipswich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Woodbridge is 47 miles. The road distance is 69.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Victoria station.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £19 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge bus services, operated by First in Norfolk & Suffolk, arrive at Woodbridge, Turban Centre station.

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Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Ipswich station.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge.
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  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge via Shenfield and Ipswich in around 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Woodbridge via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), Chelmsford, Ipswich, and Ipswich, Revolution in around 4 h 12 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Ipswich, Revolution to Woodbridge, Turban Centre
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
firstgroup.com
PF Travel
Bus from Old Cattle Market Bus Station to Woodbridge, Turban Centre
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk

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