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Getting Here by Car

There are two major roads which link Southend to the M25, the A127 and A13. From the north Southend is accessible via the A1, M11, M25 (Junction 29 – 20 miles) & A127. From the south, Southend can be reached via the M25 (Junction 30) or from the Dartford Tunnel & A13. 


Visit the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council website for full information on parking.

Getting Here by Train

There are two direct train lines which operate between London and Southend. The C2C line from Fenchurch Street to Southend Central and the Abellio Greater Anglia from Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria. The journey time on both lines is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.

For more information and train times visit:

C2C (London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central)
08457 678765

Abellio Greater Anglia
03456 007245

Getting Here by Bus & Coach

There is an extensive bus network which operates around Southend. For all bus information and timetables visit Arriva or First Buses. National Express coaches run to and from Southend, journey time to central London is approximately 2 hours. For booking information and more details visit National Express.

Getting Here by Plane

Not only does Southend have it’s own airport close to the town centre, it is within an hours drive of 3 major London airports.

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