Coventry to Southend by train

  • First train
    05:51
  • Last train
    23:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 41m
  • Distance
    180 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Coventry to Southend by train

Fast trains from Coventry to Southend take around 2 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 180 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Coventry and Southend.

1. Are there direct trains from Coventry to Southend?

Journeys between Coventry and Southend usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Coventry to Southend every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 45 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Coventry to Southend?

The Coventry to Southend train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Coventry to Southend train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southend is usually scheduled to depart Coventry around 05:51 and the last train is around 23:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Coventry around 06:31, and the last at 20:31.

When to book Coventry to Southend train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Coventry to Southend by train.

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Which train companies operate between Coventry and Southend?

More than one train company operates on the route from Coventry to Southend, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains
  • c2c

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.