There are 5 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30

$14

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

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

$44 - $52

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) 39.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) 39.3 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport 39.3 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) station and arriving at Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Stansted Airport via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £11.

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The bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) takes 1 h 36 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn).

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Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Victoria station.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

First in Essex operates a bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
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
$39
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
47 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
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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

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Southend-on-Sea 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-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 39 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Southend-on-Sea to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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