Travel to Southend-on-Sea
Just 40 miles east of central London is the charming town of Southend-on-Sea
. With a host of events taking place throughout the year, as well as historic sights, great shopping spots and a thriving nightlife, you’ll be spoiled for things to see and do during your visit.
As this corner of Essex is so close to the UK capital, it’s a popular place for those who commute to the city. If you’re looking for cheap travel from Southend-on-Sea to London
, Liftshare is your answer. Whether you work in the capital or are planning a short trip there, stay in Southend-on-Sea and hop in a car share to save some money, then, prepare to discover a whole new side to this end of the country.
Traditional seaside fun
Southend-on-Sea is the perfect place to indulge in some traditional seaside entertainment – as it’s home to the longest pleasure pier in the world
. The beautifully clean beaches are award-winning too, so save some time for strolling along the shore. When the sun goes down, you can enjoy plenty of live shows; covering everything from drama and theatre to comedy and live music.
For the thrill-seekers, there’s Adventure Island
. You’ll find over 60 rides inside, and admission is free, so you only need to splash your cash on the rides you want to go on. If you’d prefer a spot of shopping, you’re in luck, as there are plenty of high street favourites in the town centre, along with a selection of independent shops and boutiques. There’s a market held every Thursday too, selling everything from clothes and toys to haberdashery and local produce.
Cheap travel to London
If you’d like to visit the capital, cheap travel to London
from Southend-on-Sea is simple with Liftshare. Once there; you can indulge in the major shopping spots such as Oxford Street and Covent Garden, or hit up landmarks like the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace. You could even catch a show at the West End before hopping in a car share back again.