There are 5 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea by subway, train, bus or car

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

Tube, train via West Ham  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$21 - $29

Cheapest option

Tube, train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station to Barons Court Underground Station
  2. Take the Tube from Barons Court Underground Station to Barking Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Barking to Southend Central

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Line 490 bus, train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 490 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 to Richmond Station 490
  2. Take the train from Richmond NLL to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Victoria

$24 - $38

Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T4 to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$36 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea 80.6 miles

$17 - $25

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea station. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T4 and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 4 and Southend-on-Sea is 50 miles. The road distance is 80.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to Tube and train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T4 station.

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Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 50.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 4, England and Southend-on-Sea, England?

You can take a bus from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southend-on-Sea via Stansted Airport London and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 3 h 36 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station to Barons Court Underground Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barons Court Underground Station to Barking Underground Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Richmond NLL to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 to Richmond Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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 Heathrow Airport London T4 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.com

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