Bus and coach

Connections across Essex

London Southend Airport connects directly with the local and regional bus and coach network, making it easy to reach us from across Essex, including central Southend, Chelmsford, Stansted and towns across the south of the county. The bus stops are just a short walk from the main terminal.

Coach services

X30

Southend to Stansted Airport via Southend Airport and Chelmsford.

The X30 bus stop is at the end of the taxi rank opposite the air traffic control tower. This service is operated by First Essex Buses.

Bus services

Route 7

Landwick / Great Wakering to Rayleigh station via Shoeburyness, Thorpe Bay, Southend Airport, Rochford, Ashingdon.

Route 8

Landwick / Great Wakering to Rayleigh station via Shoeburyness, Thorpe Bay, Southend Airport, Rochford, Hawkwell.

The section of route from Landwick and Great Wakering runs on a Monday to Saturday only. The sunday service starts and terminates at Shoeburyness.

Route 9

Shoeburyness to Rayleigh via Thorpe Bay, Southend Airport, Eastwood.

The bus stops for services 7/8 are located in the Rochford Road and service 9 behind the Holiday Inn on Eastwoodbury Crescent. These services are operated by Arriva Bus.

Tickets

You can buy tickets on board most services. Just turn up and go!

Getting help and advice

Traveline

Bus timetables and enquiries: +44 (0) 871 200 22 33 (open daily 07.00-22.00)
(Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)

First Essex

Customer Services
(open 07.00-19.00 Mon - Fri)
(open 09.00-17.00 Weekends and bank holidays):
+44 (0) 345 646 0707
Website: https://www.firstgroup.com/essex

Arriva Bus

Customer Service: +44 (0) 344 800 4411
Website: https://www.arrivabus.co.uk

SKYLIFE Lounge

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Parking

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