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

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Train  •  1 h 32 min

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

$32 - $45

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Bus, line 510 bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 724
  2. Take the line 510 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 510 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$28 - $31

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Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN) 52.2 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  56 min

  1. Take a town car from St Albans to Southend Airport 52.2 miles

$160 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN) is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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

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The distance between St Albans and Southend Airport (SEN) is 46 miles. The road distance is 52.2 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN) is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 510 bus, which costs £21 - £24 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN) is 52 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN).

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  • Distance: 46.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN) via Farringdon, Farringdon Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Southend Airport (SEN) via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn), Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 4 h 4 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from St Albans to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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