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

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Bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$6 - $9

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria

$42 - $50

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea 40.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea 40.4 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Southend-on-Sea 40.4 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 50 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Southend-on-Sea is 31 miles. The road distance is 40.4 miles.

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The bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) takes 1 h 34 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) station and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Southend Victoria via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at London Liverpool Street station.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$39
Business
$37
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Southend-on-Sea
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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