Hull to Southend by train

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    22:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 13m
  • Distance
    256 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 47m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hull to Southend by train

Fast trains from Hull to Southend take around 4 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 256 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hull and Southend.

1. Are there direct trains from Hull to Southend?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Hull 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 25 departures.

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

The Hull to Southend train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southend is usually scheduled to depart Hull around 05:20 and the last train is around 22:24. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Hull 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 Hull to Southend by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hull and Southend?

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

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Overground
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Southeastern
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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.