Liverpool to Southend by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    23:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 54m
  • Distance
    325 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 24m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Liverpool to Southend by train

Fast trains from Liverpool to Southend take around 3 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 325 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Liverpool and Southend.

1. Are there direct trains from Liverpool to Southend?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Liverpool 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 19 departures.

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

The Liverpool to Southend train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southend is usually scheduled to depart Liverpool around 05:26 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liverpool around 05:46, and the last at 23:38.

When to book Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Southend by train.

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Which train companies operate between Liverpool and Southend?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin 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.