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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport

$19 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 86 bus, train  •  2 h

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Ilford, Pioneer Point to Romford Station 86 / ...
  2. Take the train from Romford to Southend Airport

$15 - $21

5 alternative options

Train via Shenfield  •  1 h 6 min

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

$16 - $23

Line 25 bus, line 9 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Rayleigh, Websters Way 25
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Rayleigh, Websters Way to Prittlewell, Vickers Road 9

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN) 30.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN) 30.3 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Ilford to Southend Airport 30.3 miles

$150 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN) is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Southend Airport via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Southend Airport (SEN) is 27 miles. The road distance is 30.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £14 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN) is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £14 - £21. Alternatively, you can line 25 bus and line 9 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 49 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN) is 30 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN).

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  • Distance: 27.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN) via Basildon, Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, and Rayleigh, Websters Way in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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 Romford to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Rayleigh, Websters Way
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Websters Way to Prittlewell, Vickers Road
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford, Pioneer Point to Romford Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Southend Airport (SEN)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ilford to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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