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

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Recommended option

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)

$18 - $27

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Train via Shenfield  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Ilford

$16 - $22

4 alternative options

Line 9 bus, line 25 bus  •  1 h 50 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 / ...

$18 - $24

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford 30.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford 30.8 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Ilford 30.8 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Ilford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Ilford is 27 miles. The road distance is 30.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford, including transfers.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford 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 Ilford is to train which takes 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 9 bus and line 25 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Stratford (London) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford is 31 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 27.2 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford via Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St), Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), and Basildon in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shenfield to Ilford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
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
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Ilford
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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