There are 5 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus, subway, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus, Tube, train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to London Finchley Road 757
  2. Take the Tube from Finchley Road Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$22 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$24 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea 67.6 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Southend-on-Sea 67.6 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea station. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Southend-on-Sea is 53 miles. The road distance is 67.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Luton Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 6 min.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) 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 Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 52.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea via Farringdon, Farringdon Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea via Stansted Airport London and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 3 h 6 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Finchley Road Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to London Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Finchley Road Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Luton Airport to Finchley Road Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Finchley Road Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
easybus.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Southend-on-Sea
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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