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Two direct rail lines operate between London and Southend-on-Sea – Fenchurch Street to Southend Central (c2c line) and Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria (National Express). The journey time on both lines is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Two major roads - the A127 and A13 link Southend to the M25. From the north Southend-on-Sea is accessible via the A1, M11, M25 (Junction 29 - 20 miles) and A127. From the south, Southend-on-Sea is reached via the M25 (Junction 30 – 26 miles) Dartford Tunnel and A13.
An extensive network of buses operate between Southend-on-Sea's travel centre (off the high street) in and around Southend-on-Sea and surrounding towns. The First X30 bus runs hourly 7 days a week from London Stansted Airport into Southend-on-Sea's travel centre.
Southend-on-Sea is extremely well connected for air travel and is within easy reach of five airports:
- London Southend Airport - 2.5 miles from the centre of Southend and 18 miles from Junction 29 of the M25.
- London City Airport - 35 miles
- London Stansted Airport - 40 miles
- London Gatwick Airport - 59 miles
- London Heathrow Airport - 78 miles
London Cruise Terminal at the Port of Tilbury is only 25 miles away and arriving cruise passengers can reach Southend-on-Sea in approximately half an hour by train from Tilbury Town station (which is served by a shuttle bus from the cruise terminal).
Harwich is just 58 miles away and offers connections to and from Holland and Denmark.
All travel times and distances are approximate.