Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.
For short distances like between Southend-on-Sea and London, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Southend-on-Sea and London?
You can take the train to London at Southend Victoria [ SOV ], Southend Central [ SOC ] or Southend East [ SOE ], which arrives at London Liverpool Street or London Fenchurch Street [ FST ].
How many daily connections exist to travel to London from Southend-on-Sea by train?
328 connections are available every day to travel from Southend-on-Sea to London by train. Please know that there are 227 routes which are direct lines versus only 100 routes which include at least one change. Consequently, we strongly recommend you to select a ticket for a direct line if you prefer not to change trains. Please notice that even if the trip is longer, a ticket with one change is sometimes much more efficient especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last moment.
How long will it take you from Southend-on-Sea to London by train and when do the trains leave?
On average, it takes 1 hour and 5 minutes to get to London by train, but you will need 58 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 03:01, whereas the last one leaves Southend-on-Sea at 21:01.