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There are 8 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 18m

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

$139 - $248

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Train, bus  •  9h 8m

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

$51 - $83

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Bus  •  9h 10m

  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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way

$74 - $98

Drive  •  4h 39m

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

$55 - $85

Fly Southend to Newquay, train  •  5h 27m

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

$135 - $534

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  5h 36m

  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

$104 - $351

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  4. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$103 - $276

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newquay, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY
  3. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$236 - $552

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 39m.

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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 9h 10m.

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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 5h 18m and costs £100 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m 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 5h 18m and costs £100 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £75 and takes 9h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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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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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 227.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Lancaster Gate station, and London Paddington in around 5h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Plymouth via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 9h 10m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
44m
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
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times 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 Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
National Express

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

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Newquay Airport.

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