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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Waltham Cross to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Victoria

$22 - $32

Cheapest option

Line 279 bus, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 279 bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Seven Sisters, Stonebridge RoadSeven Sisters 279
  2. Take the train from Barking to Southend Central

$14 - $23

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea 41.2 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea 41.2 miles

$8 - $13

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

You can take a train from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea via Stratford (London) in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Waltham Cross to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Southend Victoria
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva London North
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Seven Sisters, Stonebridge RoadSeven Sisters
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Waltham Cross and Southend-on-Sea is 54 km. The road distance is 66 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs £140 - £180.

No, there is no direct train from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Waltham Cross and arriving at Southend Victoria via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.