Herne Bay Rail Station to Southend East Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 2 hours 43 mins

Herne Bay Rail Station to Southend East Rail Station

Leave at 19:44 and arrive at 22:32
Journey time 02:48
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Gravesend 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

West Ham is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Change for c2c to Southend East

  • Barking Rail Station
  • 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
  • Southend East Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

c2c: Wednesday 4 to Thursday 12 August during London Underground Circle and District line engineering works. If you are travelling on c2c services, West Ham and Limehouse will be much busier than usual. Where possible, stay on c2c services to Fenchurch Street where many destinations and onward tube connections are within walking and cycling distance (Santander Cycle hire points are available nearby).

West Ham is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Herne Bay Rail Station to Southend East Rail Station

Leave at 20:44 and arrive at 23:25
Journey time 02:41
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Gravesend 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

West Ham is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Change for c2c to Southend East

  • Barking Rail Station
  • 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
  • Southend East Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

c2c: Wednesday 4 to Thursday 12 August during London Underground Circle and District line engineering works. If you are travelling on c2c services, West Ham and Limehouse will be much busier than usual. Where possible, stay on c2c services to Fenchurch Street where many destinations and onward tube connections are within walking and cycling distance (Santander Cycle hire points are available nearby).

West Ham is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Herne Bay Rail Station to Southend East Rail Station

Leave at 21:44 and arrive at 00:25
Journey time 02:41
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford Station

  • Stratford Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Jubilee line to West Ham

  • West Ham Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Stratford is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

West Ham is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Change for c2c to Southend East

  • Barking Rail Station
  • 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
  • Southend East Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

c2c: Wednesday 4 to Thursday 12 August during London Underground Circle and District line engineering works. If you are travelling on c2c services, West Ham and Limehouse will be much busier than usual. Where possible, stay on c2c services to Fenchurch Street where many destinations and onward tube connections are within walking and cycling distance (Santander Cycle hire points are available nearby).

West Ham is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.


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


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