Drive up and take off
Bus or coach services
Connections across Essex
We connect directly with the local and regional bus and coach network
Making it easy to reach London Southend Airport 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.
Plan your journey
The X30 bus runs from Southend to Stansted Airport via London Southend Airport and Chelmsford. This service is operated by First Group Buses. Find the X30 bus timetable here, or use the First Bus App.
You can buy tickets via contactless payment onboard most services. Just turn up and go!
Where to find the bus stop
The X30 bus stop is next to the Holiday Inn, just a short walk from the main terminal.
Phone: +44 (0) 345 646 0707
Open Mon – Fri: 07.00-19.00
Open weekends & bank holidays: 09.00-17.00
The bus stops for services 7 and 8 are located in the Rochford Road, with service 9 behind the Holiday Inn on Eastwoodbury Crescent. These services are operated by Arriva Bus.
Landwick / Great Wakering to Rayleigh station via Shoeburyness, Thorpe Bay, Southend Airport, Rochford, Ashingdon.
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.
Shoeburyness to Rayleigh via Thorpe Bay, Southend Airport, Eastwood.
Phone: +44 (0) 344 800 4411
App: Download here
More bus service help & advice
Public transport route planner Traveline can help you plan your journey.
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)