There are 7 ways to get from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport

$85 - $144

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Bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$35 - $46

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Bus, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport

$36 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) 174.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Bristol to Southend  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Southend (SEN) BRS - SEN

$212 - $372

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN

$142 - $413

Fly Bristol to London City, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to London City (LCY) BRS - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport

$171 - $639

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) is to bus and train which costs £27 - £40 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport via London Victoria Coach Station and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Southend Airport (SEN) is 143 miles. The road distance is 174.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £35 and takes 6 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs £160 - £290 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Southend Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 142.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Southend Airport (SEN), England?

You can take a train from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Bristol to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
firstgroup.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN) is 175 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Bristol to Southend Airport (SEN).

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Aer Lingus, Flybe and easyJet offer flights from Bristol Airport to Southend Airport.

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There are 222+ hotels available in Southend Airport (SEN). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs £9.

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