Getting to and from Southend Airport with c2c

Southend Central station on the c2c route is less than three miles away from Southend Airport. From the train station you can take the X30 bus which runs hourly, or the number 9 bus which runs roughly every 12 minutes to the airport. The bus stop is outside the Southend Travel Centre on Chichester Road and takes around 15-20 minutes. You can also jump in a taxi which takes between 6 – 12 minutes, there are ranks right outside the station.

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Travelling with us when Greater Anglia have engineering work

You will probably find this a quicker route to/from London to the airport when Greater Anglia have engineering work replacement buses running. Check our service alteration page for our most up to date timetable.

When do Greater Anglia have engineering work?

Greater Anglia have advertised their engineering work as affecting the London Liverpool Street to Shenfield, Southminster and Southend Victoria line on:

  • Sat 25 Jan – Sun 26 Jan
  • Sat 01 Feb – Sun 02 Feb
  • Sat 15 Feb – Sun 16 Feb
  • Sat 22 Feb – Sun 23 feb
  • Sat 29 Feb – Sun 01 Mar
  • Sat 07 Mar – Sun 08 Mar
  • Sat 14 Mar – Sun 15 Mar
  • Sat 21 Mar – Sun 22 Mar
  • Sat 28 Mar – Sun 29 Mar
  • Sat 18 Apr – Sun 19 Apr

An hour or less from London

Trains from Southend Central run to/from London every 10-15 mins, with a typical journey time of just under an hour to London Fenchurch Street (Liverpool Street at weekends) and 45-50 mins to West Ham (Stratford) for the Underground. You can see our route map to find out where we run.

The first train departs from Southend Central towards Fenchurch Street shortly after 4am, and the last train just after 11:30pm. From London, the first train is around 5am and the last train around 12:30pm. You can see our timetable here:

Great value fares

We have a range of off-peak discount tickets to help you stretch your holiday cash a bit further. Save a third if you’re travelling in a group of 3 or more, Senior Rovers go for £6 and we also have Kids for £2 every weekend and on weekdays over school holidays.

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