There are 9 ways to get from Southport to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central

$130 - $210

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Bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport to London Golders Green
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$44 - $55

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Train, bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr) X30

$126 - $189

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Southport to Southend-on-Sea 254.2 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN

$78 - $317

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$129 - $345

Train to Carlisle, fly to Southend  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Carlisle
  2. Fly from Carlisle (CAX) to Southend (SEN) CAX - SEN

$124 - $404

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  4. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$95 - $225

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$137 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southport to Southend-on-Sea is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 9 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to Southend-on-Sea station. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via London Golders Green and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

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The distance between Southport and Southend-on-Sea is 215 miles. The road distance is 254.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southport to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs £95 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Southport to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Southport to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Southport station.

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The best way to get from Southport to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs £95 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 9 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southend Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Southport to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 214.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Southport to Southend-on-Sea via Wigan Wallgate, Wigan North Western, London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Moorgate Underground Station, and London Fenchurch Street in around 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to Southend-on-Sea via London Golders Green, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Wigan North Western to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
CrossCountry
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Southport to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Southport to Southend-on-Sea is 254 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Southport to Southend-on-Sea.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southend Airport.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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