There are 6 ways to get from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport

$36 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus, train, line 9 bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) X80
  3. Take the train from Chafford Hundred to Southend Central
  4. Take the line 9 bus from Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr) to Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport 9

$24 - $31

4 alternative options

Train via Woolwich Arsenal  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport

$32 - $45

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN) 43.7 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN) 43.7 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from Gillingham to Southend Airport 43.7 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Gillingham (Kent) and arriving at Southend Airport via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Gillingham and Southend Airport (SEN) is 14 miles. The road distance is 43.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gillingham (Kent) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN) is 44 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN).

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There are 223+ hotels available in Southend Airport (SEN). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN) via Stratford International, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, Stratford City Bus Station, and Stratford (London) in around 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Chafford Hundred to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr) to Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gillingham to Southend Airport (SEN)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Gillingham to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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