Eight peak trains an hour to the heart of London from Southend Airport railway station

One of the quickest and smoothest ways to get to and from London is by train, from the modern, purpose-built station just a two minute walk from the terminal. With up to eight services every hour during peak time, and easy connections to the tube network, you’ll be whisked into the City in under an hour, and to Stratford in even less.

Journey times

To/from London Liverpool Street Station: 53 minutes
To/from Stratford Station: 44 minutes

Tickets and timetables

Off-peak single fares start at £13.20 to Stratford and £16.20 to Liverpool Street, with discounts for railcards, travelcards and groups.

The ticket office is open every day from 06.00-23.00 including bank holidays.


See the latest timetable from the Greater Anglia website.

Where to find the station

It couldn’t be more convenient to take the train. The railway station is opposite the main terminal building, just two minutes walk through the covered walkway.

Special assistance

If you need special assistance at Southend Airport railway station please contact the station team using the details below.

Connecting to London Underground

To connect to the tube in London, please change at Stratford for London Overground, Central Line, DLR and Jubilee Line, or at London Liverpool Street for the Hammersmith & City Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line and Central Line.

Getting help and advice


Station enquiries: 08457 48 49 50 (open 24 hours every day except Christmas Day)
From overseas: +44 20 7278 5240 (international rates apply)
Textphone: 0845 60 50 600

Automated services

TrainTracker: 0871 200 49 50
Calls cost 10p per minute from BT landline, calls from other operators and mobiles may be higher TrainTracker Text: Text station name to: 8 49 50 (Cost 25p for each reply)

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Travel updates

Get the latest updates on rail disruption and planned works.

Overhead line renewal work

Due to overhead line renewal work, there’s currently disruption to some weekend services.