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

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Recommended option

Train, line 9 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Tilbury Town to Southend Central
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr) to Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport 9

$13 - $19

4 alternative options

Line 100 bus, line 25 bus  •  2 h 16 min

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

$19 - $21

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN) 20.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN) 20.7 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Tilbury to Southend Airport 20.7 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq) and arriving at Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport via Socketts Heath, The Oak, Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and Rayleigh, Websters Way (Rayleigh High St). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Tilbury and Southend Airport (SEN) is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to train and line 9 bus which takes 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Socketts Heath, The Oak station.

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Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Rayleigh, Websters Way (Rayleigh High St) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN) is 21 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN).

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There are 223+ hotels available in Southend Airport (SEN). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN) via Socketts Heath, The Oak, Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), and Rayleigh, Websters Way (Rayleigh High St) in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Tilbury Town to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
33 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 Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre (S'nd Travel Ctr) to Prittlewell, Holiday Inn Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Socketts Heath, The Oak to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Rayleigh, Websters Way (Rayleigh High St)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tilbury to Southend Airport (SEN)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Tilbury to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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