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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 14 min

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

$24 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 57 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

$11 - $16

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 34 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

$16 - $23

Bus, line 3 bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) 70 / ...
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) 3

$18 - $22

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

Questions & Answers

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 takes 45 min and costs £130 - £170.

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The distance between Colchester and Southend Airport (SEN) is 38 km. The road distance is 66 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street 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 57 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 14 min.

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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 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colchester to Southend Airport (SEN) via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
28 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 - $16
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
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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