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

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Train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
  2. Take the train from Manningtree to Shenfield
  3. Take the train from Shenfield to Southend Airport

$31 - $47

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Bus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 70 / ...

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
  2. Take the train from Manningtree to Chelmsford
  3. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

Bus via Rayleigh, Eastwood Road  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 70 / ...

$12 - $17

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) 60 miles

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a town car from Harwich to Southend Airport 60 miles

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue and arriving at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Harwich Town and arriving at Southend Airport via Manningtree and Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Harwich and Southend Airport (SEN) is 36 miles. The road distance is 60 miles.

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The best way to get from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs £23 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue station.

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

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The best way to get from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs £23 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 4h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

You can take a train from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) via Manningtree and Shenfield in around 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street, Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street, and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station in around 4h 36m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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 to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
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 Colchester to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Harwich to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN) is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Harwich to Southend Airport (SEN).

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