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There are 6 ways to get from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Strood

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Stratford International
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport

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Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Maidstone to Southend Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport

Train via Bexley

  1. Take the train from Strood to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN)

Drive

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN)

Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) by train and walk

The journey time between Maidstone and Southend Airport (SEN) is around 2h 25m and covers a distance of around 73 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 39 min. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service and Greater Anglia, the Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) service departs from Maidstone West and arrives in Southend Airport. Typically 182 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

182 Weekly Services
2h 25m Average Duration
£33 Cheapest Price
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Maidstone → Southend Airport (SEN)
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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Maidstone West and arriving at Southend Airport via Strood and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Maidstone and Southend Airport (SEN) is 22 miles. The road distance is 48.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train via Strood which takes 2h 25m and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Maidstone West station.

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Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) is 49 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN).

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 22.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

What companies run services between Maidstone, England and Southend Airport (SEN), England?

You can take a train from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN) via Strood, Stratford International, and Stratford (London) in around 2h 25m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone West to Strood
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£5 - £8
1st Class
£11 - £16
Train from Strood to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£12 - £18
1st Class
£18 - £26
Train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£18 - £26
1st Class
£25 - £40
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Strood to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £13
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Southend Airport (SEN)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
£100 - £120
SMB Maidstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 765 555
Website
smbmaidstonecabs.co.uk
Express Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 222 222
Website
expresscabs.co.uk
Cavalier Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 754 000
Apollo Taxis Maidstone
Phone
+44 1622 88 20 20
Website
apollo-taxi.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Maidstone to Southend Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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