There are 6 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  3. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Dartford

$26 - $39

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Line 9 bus, line 25 bus, line 100 bus, line 44 bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport to Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) 9
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 25 / ...
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) 100 / ...
  4. Take the line 44 bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Purfleet, Railway Station (Rail Station) 44 / ...

$20 - $22

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge) X80

$24 - $30

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford 28.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford 28.9 miles

$6 - $9

Towncar  •  35 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Dartford 28.9 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford station. However, there are services departing from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport and arriving at Purfleet, Railway Station (Rail Station) via Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St), Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Dartford via Stratford DLR Station and Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Dartford is 23 miles. The road distance is 28.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford, including transfers.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport station.

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

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 9 bus and line 25 bus and line 100 bus and line 44 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford bus services, operated by Ensign Bus, arrive at Purfleet, Railway Station (Rail Station).

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dartford station.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford.
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  • Distance: 22.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, and Woolwich Arsenal in around 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford via Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St), Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), and Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Dartford
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Dartford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Purfleet, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport to Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Dartford
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford is 29 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dartford.

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