There are 5 ways to get from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$42 - $59

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Bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich Bus Station to London Stansted Airport National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$23 - $39

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Colchester
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Shenfield
  3. Take the train from Shenfield to Southend Airport

$50 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN) 98.2 miles

$21 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take a town car from Norwich to Southend Airport 98.2 miles

$180 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Norwich and Southend Airport (SEN) is 78 miles. The road distance is 98.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Norwich station to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Norwich Bus Station and arriving at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Norwich and arriving at Southend Airport via Colchester and Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 21 min and costs £30 - £50.

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Map of how to get from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 78 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN) via Colchester and Shenfield in around 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norwich to Southend Airport (SEN) via London Stansted Airport and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 4 h 26 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Norwich to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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