There are 7 ways to get from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Southend Airport

$24 - $35

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Line 71 bus, bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Colchester, Essex County Hospital (Colch Essex Hosp) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$17

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Train, bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$19 - $23

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) 70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$18

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) 41 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) 41 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Colchester to Southend Airport 41 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Colchester, Essex County Hospital (Colch Essex Hosp) and arriving at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Southend Airport via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Southend Airport (SEN) is 24 miles. The road distance is 41 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £18 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Colchester, Essex County Hospital (Colch Essex Hosp) station.

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Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Colchester station.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £18 - £27. Alternatively, you can line 71 bus and bus, which costs £13 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) via Shenfield in around 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 2 h 17 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester, Essex County Hospital (Colch Essex Hosp) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Colchester to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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

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Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) is 41 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN).

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