Driving

Drive up and take off

London Southend Airport is easy to get to and from by car across the south and east of England. We’re just 41 miles (61km) east of Central London, with quick connections to the motorway network via the M25.

Important information

A13 Thurrock - Road Widening Project

The A13 Road Widening Project starts in early 2019 and will involve a number of road restrictions on the A13 between Orsett and Stanford-le-Hope in Thurrock. For more information on their project visit the website and sign up to their newsletter.


Quick directions

From M25 Junction 29

Take the A127 and follow signs for Southend.

From central London

Take either the A12 or A13 and follow signs for Southend.

Follow signs for the airport once you near the centre of Southend. If you’re using satnav, our postcode is SS2 6YF

Drop off and pick up

If you’re dropping off or picking up at Southend Airport, you can use the short stay car park – the first 5 minutes are completely free of charge. (15 minutes free parking is also available in our Long Stay 3 car park)

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Parking at London Southend Airport

Find out more about your parking options.

Dartford Crossing update

The payment system for the Dartford Crossing is now online or postal only.

Pay online

Skylife lounge

Pre-book the skylife lounge

Parking

Why not pre-book your parking?