There are 4 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$14 - $24

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea 37.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea 37.3 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Southend-on-Sea 37.3 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Southend Central via West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Southend-on-Sea is 29 miles. The road distance is 37.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, depart from West Ham station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Southend Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea is 37 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Southend-on-Sea, England?

c2c operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 45 min. Greater Anglia also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
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
Greater Anglia
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Southend-on-Sea
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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