There are 3 ways to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$13 - $25

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Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea 38.5 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea 38.5 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Woolwich Arsenal Station station to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and arriving at Southend Central via West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Woolwich Arsenal Station and Southend-on-Sea is 28 miles. The road distance is 38.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs £10 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station.

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea is 39 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea.

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The nearest airport to Southend-on-Sea is Southend (SEN) Airport which is 2.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include London City (LCY) (28.8 miles), London Stansted (STN) (31.3 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (46.3 miles) and London Heathrow (LHR) (50.7 miles).

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Map of how to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 28.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea via West Ham DLR Station and West Ham in around 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Other operators
Taxi from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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