Trains from Southend-on-Sea to London

Southend-on-Sea to London train information

Southend-on-Sea London train map

Train duration 1h02m
Arrival London, England
Departure Southend-on-Sea, England
Distance 37 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Southend-on-Sea (East of England) to London (London England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.
  • There are 37 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Southend-on-Sea to London is normally 1h02m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to London from Southend-on-Sea, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to check the latest available offers.

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Southend-on-Sea - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to purchase your train tickets Southend-on-Sea to London. The figures show that booking your train from Southend-on-Sea to London in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £12 when booking 7 days in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £13 if you get your ticket 15 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to purchase your seat is 7 days in advance as it is 4% cheaper than 15 days in advance.

Best prices for Southend-on-Sea to London trains

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

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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Southend-on-Sea London train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • When buying a railcard, you aim to break even after several trips. But is it really profitable when taking the train from Southend-on-Sea to London? Use your calculator, taking into account:

    A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

    B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average cost for a Southend-on-Sea London ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    The first step is to divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of trips needed across the year to start saving money.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Southend-on-Sea to London (one way journey).

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £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
Southend-on-Sea to London 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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