There are 5 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Southend Victoria
  2. Take the train from Southend Central to Tilbury Town

$10 - $15

4 alternative options

Line 25 bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 25 / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Socketts Heath, The Oak 100 / ...

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury 21.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury 21.8 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  26 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Tilbury 21.8 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 26 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Tilbury is 16 miles. The road distance is 21.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury. However, there are services departing from Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport and arriving at Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq) via Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn), Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and Socketts Heath, The Oak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Tilbury Town via Southend Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury.
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury via Southend Victoria and Southend Central in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury via Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn), Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), and Socketts Heath, The Oak in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Tilbury Town
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Socketts Heath, The Oak
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Tilbury
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Tilbury
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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