There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport

$42 - $95

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Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$34 - $48

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Train, bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$75 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) 133.8 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Southend Airport (SEN) is 108 miles. The road distance is 133.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £30 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £30 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN).

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There are 222+ hotels available in Southend Airport (SEN). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 107.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) via Stansted Airport London and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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