There are 6 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Southend, train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$82 - $331

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Bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
  3. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place

$41 - $53

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Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$127 - $342

Train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

$130 - $209

Bus, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

$124 - $187

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead 246.2 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead station. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Stansted Airport London and London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 7 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Birkenhead is 202 miles. The road distance is 246.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead without a car is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead, including transfers.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport station.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead is 246 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead.

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead.
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  • Distance: 202 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, and London Euston in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, and London Golders Green in around 9 h 7 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
firstgroup.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 Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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