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

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Fly Southend to Exeter, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Exeter (EXT) SEN - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$138 - $510

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Train, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth, University M6

$51 - $83

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Fly Southend to Newquay, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$156 - $608

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$105 - $351

Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$141 - $259

Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way

$101 - $126

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth 267.8 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth station. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport and arriving at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Plymouth is 228 miles. The road distance is 267.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth without a car is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southend Airport to Exeter Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth is 268 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Southend Airport to Exeter Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 227.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $230
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 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
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com

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