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Important passenger notice

Plan your journey in advance.

  • Saturday 18th May & Sunday 19th May.
  • Nine day disruption - Saturday 25th May - Sunday 2nd June (including Monday 27th - bank holiday)

Due to Network Rail’s engineering works on the Greater Anglia line on the above dates, services to and from London Southend Airport to London (via Shenfield) are replaced by a replacement bus service, calling at all stations between London Southend Airport and Wickford or Shenfield for London connections. (Estimated average journey time to London – 2 hours)

For full details - Greater Anglia Live disruptions

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Alternative transport between London Southend Airport and London

(Please note that the below options are only available on the above dates, when there are engineering works taking place on the Greater Anglia line)

  • Discounted taxi shuttle service. An airport shared taxi service providing a direct connection to Upminster available from the taxi marshal service at £15 per passenger. Estimated journey time to Upminster is 40 minutes.

  • London Southend Airport direct coach service. London Southend Airport in partnership with Andrews Taxis, are providing an hourly coach service from the airport, with first service leaving at 9:15AM and the last service leaving the airport at 10:30PM direct to Upminster for TFL connections. Ticket and coach times are available from our taxi marshal service. Tickets - £10 per passenger.

  • X30 bus service to Southend Central. Hourly connection to the c2c line via Basildon, for trains to London. Estimated journey time 11 minutes to Southend Central.

  • Arriva number 9 bus. Bus stop located near the Holiday Inn which stops at Whitegate Road and is then a 6-minute walk to Southend Central station, for the c2c line to London.

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