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

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Train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Birchington-on-Sea

$62 - $96

Cheapest option

Train via Rainham (Kent)  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)
  3. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Birchington-on-Sea

$42 - $59

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington 81 miles

$17 - $26

Towncar  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Birchington 81 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Birchington-on-Sea via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Birchington is 30 miles. The road distance is 81 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington without a car is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington, including transfers.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Airport station.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Birchington-on-Sea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington.

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There are 520+ hotels available in Birchington. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington.
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  • Distance: 29.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birchington via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Birchington-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Birchington-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Birchington
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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