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

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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 18 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

3 alternative options

Line 86 bus, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 86
  2. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) 59
  3. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$14 - $21

Taxi  •  47 min

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

$190 - $230

Drive  •  47 min

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

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Waltham Cross station to Southend-on-Sea station. However, there are services departing from Waltham Cross, Bus Station and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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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.

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The distance between Waltham Cross and Southend-on-Sea is 34 miles. The road distance is 41.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £16 - £24.

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

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Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Waltham Cross, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £16 - £24. Alternatively, you can line 86 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £17 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn), Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn), and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 3 h 5 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
40 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Waltham Cross to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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