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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

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

$35 - $47

5 alternative options

Line 344 bus, train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 344 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street 344
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport

$35 - $50

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 (LGW) to Southend Airport 63 miles

$170 - $250

Towncar #2  •  1 h 9 min

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

$170 - $250

Uber  •  1 h 9 min

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

$170 - $220

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 52 min and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 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 224+ hotels available in Southend Airport (SEN). Prices start at $63 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 52 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 Bus Station, Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street, and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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
$170 - $220
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$170 - $220
Access
$190 - $260
Assist
$190 - $260
UberX
$190 - $260
UberXL
$270 - $360
Exec
$300 - $410
Lux
$490 - $700
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Southend Airport (SEN)
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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