There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) by 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

Train  •  2 h 24 min

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

$42 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 38 min

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

$27 - $45

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 15 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

$69 - $102

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

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

$28 - $45

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 24 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 38 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 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and Southend Airport (SEN) is 173 km. The road distance is 214 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £21 - £35.

No, there is no direct bus from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Leicester to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.