There are 7 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 via Strood  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Strood
  3. Take the train from Strood to Maidstone West

$41 - $58

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus, line 25 bus, line 100 bus, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) 9
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) 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, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)

$23 - $28

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 39 min

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

$42 - $60

Line 9 bus, train, bus  •  3 h 34 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 - $44

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 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 58 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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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport and arriving at Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) via Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn), 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 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Maidstone West via Stratford International and Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone via Stratford (London), Stratford International, and Strood in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Maidstone via Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn), 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 48 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 - $24
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Strood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Strood to Maidstone West
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from London Victoria to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Greenhithe, Station Road (Railway bridge)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 15 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 - $230

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