There are 4 ways to get from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the Tube from Euston Underground Station to Moorgate Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central

$21 - $43

Cheapest option

Line 142 bus, Tube, train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Stanmore Station 142
  2. Take the Tube from Stanmore Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$21 - $29

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Willesden Junction Low Level
  2. Take the train from Willesden Junction to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Victoria

$24 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea 58.8 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Southend Victoria via Willesden Junction and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Watford Junction and Southend-on-Sea is 49 miles. The road distance is 58.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £15 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Watford Junction station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Watford Junction to Southend-on-Sea via Willesden Junction Low Level, Willesden Junction, and Stratford (London) in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Euston Underground Station to Moorgate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stanmore Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Willesden Junction Low Level
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$7 - $10
Oyster Card
$5 - $8
Train from Willesden Junction to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$7 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
London Sovereign
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Stanmore Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
ratpdevlondon.com

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