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Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea by bus

The journey from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea by bus is 364.44 km and takes 7 hrs 35 mins. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:40 a.m. and the last at 11:59 p.m.. It is possible to travel from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea by bus for as little as $34.87 or as much as $89.79. The best price for this journey is $34.87.

Lowest Price$34.87
Journey Duration7 hrs 35 mins
Connection per Day10
Lowest Price$34.87
Highest Price$89.79
First Departure12:40 a.m.
Last Departure11:59 p.m.
Distance364.44 km
DeparturePlymouth
ArrivalSouthend-on-Sea
CarriersMegabus, National Express

Your journey from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea?

Prices will vary when you travel from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea. On average, though, you'll pay about $55.63 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $34.87, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $55.63 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea.

How long does it take to get from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea by bus?

The journey between Plymouth and Southend-on-Sea by bus is approximately 364.44 km. It will take you more or less 7 hrs 35 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea covers a distance of 364.44 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 7 hrs 35 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 5 hrs 15 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many times a day do journeys run from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea?

The exact number of journeys from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 10 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea varies, but in general, you can expect to find 6 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea

The cheapest Plymouth - Southend-on-Sea bus tickets can be found for as low as $24.47 if you’re lucky, or $25.87 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $29.81.

Find the best day to travel to Southend-on-Sea by bus

When travelling to Southend-on-Sea by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board Megabus and National Express from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea
Compare services on board when travelling from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea by bus.
Facilities Megabus National Express
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Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
25.51kg
Bus
27.33kg
Flight
72.89kg
Car
58.31kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea?
A bus ticket from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea is $55.63. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $34.87.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea is $34.87. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Plymouth and Southend-on-Sea by bus?
Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea is 364.44 km.
How long does the bus between Plymouth and Southend-on-Sea take?
Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea is on average 7 hrs 35 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 15 mins.
Which companies operate from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea?
The bus journey from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Megabus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea?
Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea leave?
The earliest bus from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea departs at 12:40 a.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea depart?
The latest bus from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea departs at 11:59 p.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $34.87 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from Plymouth to go to Southend-on-Sea.
What's the fastest journey time between Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Plymouth and Southend-on-Sea is 5 hrs 15 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Plymouth and Southend-on-Sea.
What are the CO2 emissions for Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea by bus?
The bus journey from Plymouth to Southend-on-Sea creates 27.33kg of CO2 emissions.

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