Planning a trip to Southend-on-Sea? Consider travelling by rail. Some information on how to get to Southend using one of the two lines from London.
Train lines to Southend-on-Sea
There are two railway lines running into Southend-on-Sea:
- The c2c line from London Fenchurch Street. The journey from London is slightly shorter on the c2c service (around 40 minutes). The c2c line is more reliable and comfortable than the other.On the c2c line, there are two Southend Stations, Southend Central and Southend East. Southend Central puts you out right onto the high street and is closest to most of the action, including the seafront and the shops. Southend East is a couple of miles out of town, more for residential passengers.
- National Express East Anglia operate the second rail service into Southend. Trains run from London Liverpool Street. This connects to Southend Victoria station, which drops you out at the top end of the High Street, and is a few minutes walk from Southend High Street.
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Other Southend Travel Links:
- c2c User – Unofficial help for c2c rail travellers
- Southend Travel – Information on travelling to Southend
- Visiting Southend – Handy information on planning a visit
- Southend Essentials – A one-page guide to bring with you
- Driving to Southend – Details of planning your road trip to Southend
- Unofficial c2c Info – Information on Southend’s c2c train service