Grantham to Southend by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 48m
  • Distance
    178 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Grantham to Southend by train

Fast trains from Grantham to Southend take around 2 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 178 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Grantham and Southend.

1. Are there direct trains from Grantham to Southend?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Grantham 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 31 departures.

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

The Grantham to Southend train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southend is usually scheduled to depart Grantham around 05:49 and the last train is around 21:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Grantham around 06:39, and the last at 21:54.

When to book Grantham 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 Grantham to Southend by train.

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Which train companies operate between Grantham and Southend?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections

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.