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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Wivenhoe
  3. Take the bus from Wivenhoe, Co-op to Brightlingsea, Bateman Road 62 / ...

$30 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus, line 62 bus  •  2 h 22 min

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

$24 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus, line 62 bus via Colchester Town Centre, The George  •  3 h 28 min

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

$24

Drive  •  59 min

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

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  59 min

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

$160 - $220

Questions & Answers

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 (Chelm Bus Stn) and Colchester Town Centre, The George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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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 bus which takes 2 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min 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 59 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Brightlingsea.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Brightlingsea. Prices start at $65 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: 2 h 24 min

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 (Chelm Bus Stn), Chelmsford, Colchester, and Colchester Railway Station in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Wivenhoe, Co-op to Brightlingsea, Bateman Road
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Railway Station to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
New Horizon Travel
Phone
01206 255 255
Email
nhtltd@aol.com
Website
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Wivenhoe, Co-op to Brightlingsea, Colne School
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Wivenhoe, Co-op to Brightlingsea, Colne School
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Brightlingsea
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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