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

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Recommended option

Train via London Victoria  •  2h 6m

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

£28 - £49

Cheapest option

Train, line 233 bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the line 233 bus from Eltham Bus Station to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda 233

£21 - £29

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Swanley

£27 - £49

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley 32.5 miles

£65 - £85

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley 32.5 miles

£5 - £8

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Swanley 32.5 miles

£30 - £120

Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley by train and subway

The journey time between Southend Airport (SEN) and Swanley is around 2h 6m and covers a distance of around 62 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 54m. Operated by Greater Anglia, London Underground (Tube), South Eastern Trains Service and others, the Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley service departs from Southend Airport and arrives in Swanley. Typically 343 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 6m
Fastest journey time:
1h 54m
Journey distance:
62 miles
Services per week:
343
Cheapest price:
£28
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:35
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley train and subway schedules

Departing Friday, August 6, 2021

Southend Airport (SEN) → Swanley
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The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Swanley via Liverpool Street station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Swanley is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley without a car is to train via London Victoria which takes 2h 6m and costs £28 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley, including transfers.

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

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Swanley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley is 32 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley.
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  • Distance: 25.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 2h 6m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Swanley
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £21
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£9 - £13
1st Class
£14 - £21
Train from London Blackfriars to Swanley
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£8 - £21
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£8 - £13
1st Class
£14 - £21
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Swanley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £11
Train from London Blackfriars to Swanley
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £11
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Eltham Bus Station to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Swanley
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
AC Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1702 334 455
Website
acradiocabs.com
333444 Taxis
Phone
+44 1702 333 444
Website
333444.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Swanley
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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