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

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Rochester

$34 - $49

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Train, bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80
  3. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Rochester Community Hub

$26 - $32

4 alternative options

Line 9 bus, line 25 bus, line 100 bus, bus  •  3 h 55 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 Rochester Community Hub

$29 - $31

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester 40.1 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester 40.1 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Rochester 40.1 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport and arriving at Rochester Community Hub via Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St), Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Rochester via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Rochester is 15 miles. The road distance is 40.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester, including transfers.

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

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Airport station.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 9 bus and line 25 bus and line 100 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 55 min.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Rochester Community Hub station.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Rochester station.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 15.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Rochester via Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St), Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Rochester
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
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
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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 Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Rochester Community Hub
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 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
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 Rochester
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Rochester
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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