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

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Train, line 62 bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Colchester
  3. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place 62

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Towncar  •  59m

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Brightlingsea 50.6 miles

$160 - $220

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Bus, line 62 bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station X30
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place 62

Bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station X30
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place 62 / ...

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea 50.6 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport and arriving at Brightlingsea, Victoria Place via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and Colchester Town Centre, The George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Brightlingsea is 22 miles. The road distance is 50.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea without a car is to train and line 62 bus which takes 2h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea, including transfers.

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

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Brightlingsea, Victoria Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea is 51 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Brightlingsea. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea.
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  • Distance: 21.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

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

You can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station, Chelmsford, Colchester, and Colchester, Railway Station Layby in around 2h 23m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
New Horizon Travel
Phone
01206 255 255
Email
nhtltd@aol.com
Website
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Brightlingsea
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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