There are 4 ways to get from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport

$44 - $66

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Bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$32 - $42

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Guildhall, Civic Offices to Bognor Regis, Station
  2. Take the train from Bognor Regis to London Victoria
  3. Take the train from Barking to Southend Central

$67 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) 120.5 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arriving at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport via London Victoria Coach Station and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Southend Airport (SEN) is 95 miles. The road distance is 120.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN).

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There are 222+ hotels available in Southend Airport (SEN). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 94.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, and Stratford (London) in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Southend Airport (SEN) via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 5 h 46 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
c2c
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
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Guildhall, Civic Offices to Bognor Regis, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
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
$13
Website
firstgroup.com

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