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

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Ware to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$28 - $40

Cheapest option

Train, line 276 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ware to Hackney Downs
  2. Take the line 276 bus from Hackney Downs Station to West Ham 276
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$24 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 59
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre X30

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ware to Southend-on-Sea 48.7 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Ware to Southend-on-Sea 48.7 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Ware to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ware to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ware to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Ware, Hertford Regional College and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ware to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Ware and arriving at Southend Victoria via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Ware and Southend-on-Sea is 37 miles. The road distance is 48.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ware to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Ware to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Ware to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Ware to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Ware to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 37.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Ware to Southend-on-Sea via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ware to Southend-on-Sea via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station, Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ware to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ware to Hackney Downs
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ware to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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Ware to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre station.

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Ware to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ware to Southend-on-Sea is 49 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Ware to Southend-on-Sea.

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