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There are 6 ways to get from Southport to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$136 - $220

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Train, 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

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Train, bus  •  9 h 18 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 to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre X30

Bus  •  9 h 48 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 to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre X30

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

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

$50 - $80

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  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

$128 - $345

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The cheapest 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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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. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre via London Golders Green and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 48 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 22 min and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 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 22 min and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 48 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, Travel Centre station.

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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 22 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 station, Moorgate station, and London Liverpool Street in around 4 h 22 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 in around 9 h 48 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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
CrossCountry
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
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.

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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
National Express
Bus from London Golders Green to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
National Express

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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 208+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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