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There are 7 ways to get from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southend East to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$37 - $42

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Southend East to Basildon
  2. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10

Line 1 bus, bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Southchurch, Ilfracombe Avenue to Rayleigh, Railway Station 1
  2. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) 40 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) 40 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport 40 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue and arriving at Stansted Airport, Coach Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Southend East and arriving at Stansted Airport via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Southend East Station and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 32 miles. The road distance is 40 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 57 min and costs .

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The bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Stansted Airport, Coach Station takes 1 h 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue station.

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Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by c2c, depart from Southend East station.

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The best way to get from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which takes 1 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £28 - £32 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Southend East Station, England and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

First in Essex operates a bus from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Fenchurch Street and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend East to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend East to Basildon
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Southchurch, Ilfracombe Avenue to Rayleigh, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach Station.

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Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Stansted Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 40 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Southend East Station to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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