Flying out of Southend Airport soon and want to travel there from London by train? You're in luck. The train from London to Southend Airport takes just 48m on the fastest services.
London Southend is one of Britain’s main airports, located 42 miles east of London in Essex. Greater Anglia trains run direct from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street, stopping in Stratford station on the way. You can usually find around 110 trains per day travelling from London to Southend Airport, and you can find out more in our guide to trains to London Southend Airport.
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The average journey time by train between London and Southend Airport is 56 minutes, with around 64 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from London to Southend Airport is 48 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London to Southend Airport can start from as little as £15.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Southend Airport without having to change trains. There are 64 direct trains from London to Southend Airport each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London to Southend Airport leaves at 03:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London to Southend Airport leaves at 23:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from London to Southend Airport cover a distance of around 36 miles (58 km) during the journey.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Southend Airport is right for you.
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