There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN) by subway, train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tube, train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport

$20 - $28

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Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Eastwoodbury Ln, Southend-on-Sea SS2, UK 40.6 miles

$7

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Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Southend Airport, London Southend Airport X30

$22 - $28

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN) 41.4 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN) 41.4 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle  •  57 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport

$45 - $110

Towncar  •  57 min

  1. Take a town car from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport 41.4 miles

$150 - $220

Uber  •  57 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN) 41.4 miles

$95 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Southend Airport (SEN). However, there are services departing from London Waterloo Rail Station and arriving at Southend Airport, London Southend Airport via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Southend Airport (SEN) is 36 miles. The road distance is 41.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN) without a car is to Tube and train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN), including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Waterloo Rail Station.

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Waterloo Station 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 Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN) is 41 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Waterloo Station 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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Waterloo Station and Southend Airport (SEN). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN).
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  • Distance: 35.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

You can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN) via London Waterloo Rail Station, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Eastwoodbury Ln, Southend-on-Sea SS2, UK
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$95 - $120
Access
$100 - $140
Assist
$100 - $140
UberX
$100 - $140
UberXL
$140 - $200
Exec
$200 - $270
Lux
$330 - $450
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport (SEN)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Southend Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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