There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, subway, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport

$35 - $52

4 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Barking Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Barking to Southend Central

$35 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN) 63 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Southend Airport (SEN) 63 miles

$180 - $250

Uber  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN) 63 miles

$140 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southend Airport (SEN) is 47 miles. The road distance is 63 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN) is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN).

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There are 222+ hotels available in Southend Airport (SEN). Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 47.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Southend Airport (SEN), England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN) via London Bridge, London Bridge Station, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$140 - $190
Access
$150 - $220
Assist
$150 - $220
UberX
$150 - $220
UberXL
$220 - $310
Exec
$300 - $420
Lux
$500 - $700
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Southend Airport (SEN)
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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