There are 4 ways to get from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$11 - $21

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Southend-on-Sea National Express

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea 38.8 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea 38.8 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea is to train which costs £8 - £16 and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Stratford also for Westfield and arriving at Southend-on-Sea. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from West Ham and arriving at Southend Central. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Stratford and Southend-on-Sea is 31 miles. The road distance is 38.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs £8 - £16.

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The train from West Ham to Southend Central takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Stratford to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Stratford also for Westfield station.

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Stratford to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, depart from West Ham station.

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The best way to get from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 45 min and costs £8 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

c2c operates a train from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 45 min. Greater Anglia also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
c2c
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
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Stratford to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southend-on-Sea station.

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Stratford to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stratford to Southend-on-Sea is 39 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Stratford to Southend-on-Sea.

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