Trains from London to Southend-on-Sea

London to Southend-on-Sea train information

London Southend-on-Sea train map

Train duration 0h56m
Arrival Southend-on-Sea, England
Departure London, England
Distance 37 Miles
  • The trip between London, located in England and Southend-on-Sea, situated in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • There are 37 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting London to Southend-on-Sea is normally 0h56m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Southend-on-Sea from London, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the price of the ticket may vary.

Best prices for London to Southend-on-Sea train tickets

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London - Southend-on-Sea prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from London to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from London to Southend-on-Sea in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £10 when purchasing your train 7 days in advance which is 22% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for London to Southend-on-Sea trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between London and Southend-on-Sea by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Southend-on-Sea to London and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your London Southend-on-Sea train ticket.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a London Southend-on-Sea ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make about 2 trips from Southend-on-Sea to London (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
London to Southend-on-Sea train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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