c2c line status: Good service

Reach London for less with c2c

For the cheapest way to travel between South Essex and London choose c2c. Our Off-Peak tickets and Season tickets are cheaper than Greater Anglia for similar journeys in and out of London* meaning you could save pounds on day trips or hundreds of pounds on your Annual Season ticket.

Reliable, well-connected trains into London

Our London terminus, Fenchurch Street, is in the heart of London, and only a 10 minute walk from Liverpool Street Station. Fenchurch Street is a two minute walk from Tower Hill tube station on the Circle and District lines. Our route is also well connected for onward journeys into the city with interchanges at West Ham for the Jubilee and DLR and Barking for the Overground (as well as District and Hammersmith and City lines). 

A punctual and award-winning train service

Travelling with c2c also gives you a fantastic journey experience. We have plenty of car parking at weekends, offer free onboard WiFi, and have modern air conditioned trains. Plus, we have one of the strongest punctuality records of any UK train company.

Compare our prices against Greater Anglia

To show you what you could save by travelling with c2c, check out our handy price comparison guide compared to a similar journey with Greater Anglia. We've compared stations that are easy to get to from each other. Southend Victoria and Southend Central are only 10 mins walk apart, Basildon and Wickford a 13 minute drive apart, and Benfleet to Rayleigh a 14 minute drive. They offer similar journey times into London. 

Off-peak savings

Southend C. vs Southend V.
to London*

Save over

£10

when you buy online 3+ days in advance

£11.75

c2c

£21.80

GA

Weekend Off-peak

£13.40

c2c

£21.80

GA

Basildon vs Wickford
to London*

Save over

£11

when you buy online 3+ days in advance

£8.90

c2c

£20.00

GA

Weekend Off-peak

£10.40

c2c

£20.00

GA

Benfleet vs Rayleigh
to London*

Save over

£10

when you buy online 3+ days in advance

£11.05

c2c

£21.40

GA

Weekend Off-peak

£12.60

c2c

£21.40

GA

Anytime and Season savings

Southend C. vs Southend V.
to London*

Save

£376 year

with an Annual Season

£3528

c2c

£3904

GA

Monthly Season

£338.70

c2c

£374.80

GA

Anytime Return

£19.00

c2c

£30.60

GA

Basildon vs Wickford
to London*

Save

£848 year

with an Annual Season

£2852

c2c

£3700

GA

Monthly Season

£273.80

c2c

£355.20

GA

Anytime Return

£14.50

c2c

£25.40

GA

Benfleet vs Rayleigh
to London*

Save

£496 year

with an Annual Season

£3408

c2c

£3904

GA

Monthly Season

£327.20

c2c

£374.80

GA

Anytime Return

£17.90

c2c

£30.60

GA

*Prices are based on 2018 fares for c2c trains into London Fenchurch Street versus Greater Anglia trains into London Liverpool Street. This does not include comparison against Greater Anglia's limited availability Advance Singles which can only be booked on certain trains. The c2c vs Greater Anglia comparisons are within a five mile radius of each other's stations and have similar journey times to London.