There are 4 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to St Albans City

$31 - $43

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Bus, line 508 bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30
  2. Take the line 508 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 508 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station 724

$29 - $32

2 alternative options

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans 52.6 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  57 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to St Albans 52.6 miles

$160 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans station. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport and arriving at St Albans City Railway Station via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and St Albans is 46 miles. The road distance is 52.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans, including transfers.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans 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 St Albans is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 508 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at St Albans City Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans is 53 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans.

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There are 468+ hotels available in St Albans. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 46.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Farringdon Underground Station, and Farringdon in around 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to St Albans via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) in around 4 h 8 min.

Train operators
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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to St Albans
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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