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There are 10 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 15m

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

$130 - $209

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Bus  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 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

$28 - $39

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Train via Chester  •  4h 58m

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

$126 - $206

Bus, train  •  7h 46m

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

$111 - $164

Drive  •  4h 6m

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

$50 - $80

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 22m

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

$125 - $341

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$99 - $231

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

$130 - $293

Train to London City, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street

$162 - $452

Train, train to Norwich, fly to Manchester  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Shenfield to Colchester
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Norwich
  3. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$144 - $293

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead is to bus which costs £21 - £30 and takes 9h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 6m.

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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 9h 9m.

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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 4h 15m and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m 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 4h 15m and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £30 and takes 9h 9m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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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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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead.
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  • Distance: 202 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

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 station, Euston Square station, and London Euston in around 4h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Birkenhead via Stansted Airport London and London Golders Green in around 9h 9m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Colchester
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
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
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from London Golders Green to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
National Express

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

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 850+ hotels available in Birkenhead. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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