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London Gatwick Airport - Southend-on-Sea

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 121 kilometers far from Southend-on-Sea. You can get to Southend-on-Sea from London Gatwick Airport by train, bus and private and shared transfers. Wanderio lets you find the best way to get to Southend-on-Sea by comparing all the available airport connections and book online the tickets from London Gatwick Airport in just a few clicks.

Shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Southend-on-Sea

You can get to Southend-on-Sea also by bus, thanks to Trenitalia and National Express shuttle buses. It takes about about 2 hours to get there, with departures every 19 minutes. The first shuttle bus to Southend-on-Sea leaves at 00:30 and the last one leaves at 19:30. Trenitalia and National Express buses leave from Gatwick Airport London South Terminal. Once you make your online reservation, you’ll get a ticket with the instructions to find the right platform to Southend-on-Sea. Shuttle buses tickets prices from London Gatwick Airport to Southend-on-Sea start from € 17.

Minimum travel time

1h 45m

Prices starting from

17 €

Connections frequency

every 19 minutes


Trenitalia, National Express

Private transfers from London Gatwick Airport to Southend-on-Sea

As an alternative it is possible to reach Southend-on-Sea from London Gatwick Airport renting a private transfer. The price for a private transfer service from London Gatwick Airport to Southend-on-Sea starts from € 135. A transfer can host from 2 to 5 passengers, so this kind of transportation can be convenient especially if you are traveling in a group. The transfer departure time to Southend-on-Sea will be based on the departure or arrival of your flight. All the relevant indications will be on the voucher that you get after booking. The main difference between a private transfer service and a taxi service is that a representative of the company will be waiting for you at a specific point indicated during the booking process.

Minimum travel time

2h 30m

Prices starting from

135 €

Connections frequency

Your transfer will be organized based on the arrival/departure time of your flight



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