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There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport

$51 - $70

3 alternative options

Bus, line 100 bus, line 25 bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Dartford 022 / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...
  3. Take the line 25 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Rayleigh, Websters Way 25

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) 70.5 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1h 19m

  1. Take a town car from Canterbury to Southend Airport 70.5 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Prittlewell, Warners Bridge via Bluewater, Bus Station, Lakeside, Bus Station, Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station and Rayleigh, Websters Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Southend Airport (SEN) is 26 miles. The road distance is 70.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Canterbury station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 100 bus and line 25 bus, which costs and takes 4h 42m.

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Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Rayleigh, Websters Way station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN).

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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 1h 46m

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) via Stratford International, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, Stratford City Bus Station, and Stratford (London) in around 1h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Southend Airport (SEN) via Bluewater, Bus Station, Lakeside, Bus Station, Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, and Rayleigh, Websters Way in around 4h 42m.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury to Dartford
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Rayleigh, Websters Way
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Canterbury to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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