There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$14 - $19

4 alternative options

Line 473 bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station 473
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Victoria

$20 - $27

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

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 47 min.

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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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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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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 5 min.

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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.

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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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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