There are 5 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea by train, subway, bus, 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, Tube  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the Tube from West Hampstead Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$28 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, Tube, train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to London Paddington Rail Station
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Barking Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Barking to Southend Central

$21 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus, line 205 bus, train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to Baker Street Station
  2. Take the line 205 bus from Baker Street Station to Liverpool Street Station 205
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$34 - $43

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

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 13 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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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea. However, you can take the train to West Hampstead Thameslink, take the walk to West Hampstead Underground Station, take the Tube to West Ham Underground Station, take the walk to West Ham, then take the train to Southend Central. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Southend-on-Sea via London Paddington Rail Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, Barking Underground Station, and Barking in around 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Hampstead Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Barking Underground Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
Train from Barking to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Luton Airport to Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Baker Street Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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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