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Average journey time: 4 hours 10 mins

Herne Bay Rail Station to Southend Airport Rail Station

Leave at 08:38 and arrive at 13:13
Journey time 04:35
You will need to make 8 changes

Start with Southeastern to Faversham

  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe Rail Station
  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to Gillingham (Kent)

  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

Change for Hammersmith & City line to Barking

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station
  • Stepney Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Plaistow Underground Station
  • Upton Park Underground Station
  • East Ham Underground Station
  • Barking Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

c2c: Sunday 11 April, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays). Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness (via Basildon), and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

Change for c2c to Southend Central

  • Upminster Rail Station
  • West Horndon Rail Station
  • Laindon Rail Station
  • Basildon Rail Station
  • Pitsea Rail Station
  • Benfleet Rail Station
  • Leigh-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Chalkwell Rail Station
  • Westcliff-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Southend Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

c2c: Sunday 11 April, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays). Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness (via Basildon), and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

Change for Walk to Southend Victoria Rail Station

  • Southend Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Greater Anglia to Southend Airport

  • Prittlewell Rail Station
  • Southend Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Herne Bay Rail Station to Southend Airport Rail Station

Leave at 09:45 and arrive at 13:43
Journey time 03:58
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Birchington-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Margate Rail Station
  • Broadstairs Rail Station
  • Ramsgate Rail Station
  • Sandwich Rail Station
  • Deal Rail Station
  • Walmer Rail Station
  • Martin Mill Rail Station
  • Dover Priory Rail Station
  • Folkestone Central Rail Station
  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford International DLR

  • Stratford International DLR

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for DLR to West Ham

  • Stratford DLR Station
  • Stratford High Street DLR Station
  • Abbey Road DLR Station
  • West Ham DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

Change for District line or Hammersmith & City line to Barking

  • Plaistow Underground Station
  • Upton Park Underground Station
  • East Ham Underground Station
  • Barking Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

c2c: Sunday 11 April, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays). Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness (via Basildon), and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

Change for c2c to Southend Central

  • Upminster Rail Station
  • West Horndon Rail Station
  • Laindon Rail Station
  • Basildon Rail Station
  • Pitsea Rail Station
  • Benfleet Rail Station
  • Leigh-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Chalkwell Rail Station
  • Westcliff-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Southend Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

c2c: Sunday 11 April, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays). Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness (via Basildon), and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

Change for Walk to Southend Victoria Rail Station

  • Southend Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Greater Anglia to Southend Airport

  • Prittlewell Rail Station
  • Southend Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Herne Bay Rail Station to Southend Airport Rail Station

Leave at 10:45 and arrive at 14:43
Journey time 03:58
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Birchington-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Margate Rail Station
  • Broadstairs Rail Station
  • Ramsgate Rail Station
  • Sandwich Rail Station
  • Deal Rail Station
  • Walmer Rail Station
  • Martin Mill Rail Station
  • Dover Priory Rail Station
  • Folkestone Central Rail Station
  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford International DLR

  • Stratford International DLR

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for DLR to West Ham

  • Stratford DLR Station
  • Stratford High Street DLR Station
  • Abbey Road DLR Station
  • West Ham DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

Change for District line or Hammersmith & City line to Barking

  • Plaistow Underground Station
  • Upton Park Underground Station
  • East Ham Underground Station
  • Barking Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

c2c: Sunday 11 April, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays). Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness (via Basildon), and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

Change for c2c to Southend Central

  • Upminster Rail Station
  • West Horndon Rail Station
  • Laindon Rail Station
  • Basildon Rail Station
  • Pitsea Rail Station
  • Benfleet Rail Station
  • Leigh-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Chalkwell Rail Station
  • Westcliff-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Southend Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

c2c: Sunday 11 April, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays). Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness (via Basildon), and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

Change for Walk to Southend Victoria Rail Station

  • Southend Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Greater Anglia to Southend Airport

  • Prittlewell Rail Station
  • Southend Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.


Return journey: Southend Airport Rail Station to Herne Bay Rail Station


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