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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Maidstone East

$41 - $59

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus, train, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr) 9
  2. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  3. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge) X80
  4. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham
  5. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)

$32 - $41

4 alternative options

Line 9 bus, line 25 bus, line 100 bus, bus  •  4 h 23 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 Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80
  5. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
  6. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station

$34 - $36

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone 48.8 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone 48.8 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Maidstone 48.8 miles

$160 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone station. However, there are services departing from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport and arriving at Maidstone East Railway Station via Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St), Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Chatham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Maidstone is 22 miles. The road distance is 48.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 9 bus and line 25 bus and line 100 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h 23 min.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone East Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone is 49 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone.

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There are 367+ hotels available in Maidstone. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 22.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone via Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St), Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Chatham, Fire Station, and Chatham Railway Station in around 4 h 23 min.

Train operators
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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
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 Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone East Railway Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules 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 Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
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
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Maidstone
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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