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There are 7 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Lorient by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Rennes, train  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Rennes (RNS) SEN - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Lorient

$71 - $217

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  20h 18m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lorient

$56 - $78

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Fly to Brest, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Brest (BES) SEN - BES
  2. Take the train from Brest(F) to Lorient

$75 - $356

Train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Lorient Tgv

$198 - $392

Bus, bus and ferry  •  21h 7m

  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 Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Lorient

$105 - $165

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 11m

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Lorient

$278 - $325

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 39m

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lorient

$133 - $202

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Lorient is to train and bus which costs £40 - £60 and takes 20h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Lorient is to fly and train which costs £50 - £170 and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Lorient. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport and arriving at Lorient via Stansted Airport London, London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 7m.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Lorient is 322 miles.

The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Lorient without a car is to train which takes 8h 30m and costs £150 - £310.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Lorient, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Lorient bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lorient station.

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Lorient is 1h ahead of Southend Airport (SEN). It is currently 12:33 AM in Southend Airport (SEN) and 1:33 AM in Lorient.

Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Lorient.
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  • Distance: 322.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Lorient via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 8h 30m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southend to Brest
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Rennes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Lorient
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Rennes to Gare de Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Brest(F) to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lorient
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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 Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Lorient
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 374+ hotels available in Lorient. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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