There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Southend-on-Sea by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Tube, train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Southend-on-Sea 43.1 miles

$4

3 alternative options

Line 26 bus, train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Liverpool Street Station 26
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$22 - $30

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Southend-on-Sea 43 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Southend-on-Sea 43 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Southend-on-Sea is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which takes 59 min and costs £150 - £180.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Southend-on-Sea is 57 km. The road distance is 69 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Waterloo Station to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Waterloo Station to Southend-on-Sea. However, you can take the walk to Waterloo Underground Station, take the Tube to West Ham Underground Station, take the walk to West Ham, then take the train to Southend Central. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Waterloo Station to Southend-on-Sea via Liverpool Street Station and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$200 - $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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