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London Southend Airport is an international airport in the largest city in and the capital of the United Kingdom. The Airport is around 2.8 km north away from the city centre. By the end of 2018, London Southend Airport had more than 1.5 million air passengers.


Southend-on-Sea SS2 6YF, United Kingdom

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

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Minimum Connection Time in London Southend Airport

It is important to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It's recommended to look this up before booking a flight ticket. When claiming for compensation for a missed connection, a passenger should know the MCT. Below you can find the minimum time needed for connecting flights in London Southend Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 30 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 90 min.

London Southend Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the different areas which enable travellers to move between ground transportation, airport gates and the airplane. It is crucial to confirm the terminal prior to getting to the airport when you depart or have a connection to another flight, because the terminals in larger airports might be far away from each other and travellers often require more time to get to the right one. London Southend Airport has 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – EasyJet, Ryanair, Wizz Air and others

London Southend Airport transport

It can be challenging when travelling to a destination for the very first time to find the best way to get to the city centre. Public transportation is not always accessible straight from the terminals and taxis at the airport may be costly. It is recommended to check all the transport possibilities before travelling so you can prepare for your trip accordingly. For the most up-to-date information and connections of public transport go here.

London Southend Airport buses

  • Essex Airlink X30
    : Chelmsford
  • Jetlink X1
    : London Victoria

London Southend Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.)
    : 1 hr. 20 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price
    : 119 EUR

Where to have a rest in London Southend Airport

You may have a long wait between flights, for example if you have a flight delay or your next flight departs the following day. When this happens, it is essential for travellers to be familiar with where they can relax and pass their time between flights.

London Southend Airport lounges

Airport lounges provide passengers the benefit of waiting for their flight in a comfortable environment and provide services such as food and drinks, WIFI, zones to relax in and showers.

London Southend Airport hotels

If your flight takes off the next day or the lounges are not so comfortable, you can choose to stay in a hotel near the airport. In some instances, hotels are located directly in the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to the closest hotel. We have chosen a selection of hotel options in case you need to stay overnight before your flight.

  • Holiday Inn Southend Hotel
    Price: from 76 EUR per night
    Address: 77 Eastwoodbury Cres, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6XG, the United Kingdom
    Contact: +44 170 254 3001
    Website: click
  • Skylark Hotel
    Price: from 73 EUR per night
    Address: Aviation Way, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6UN, the United Kingdom
    Contact: +44 170 227 9955
    Website: click

Southend Airport restaurants

The last thing you need when you’re travelling is to feel hungry or thirsty. Whether you need a simple breakfast before an early flight, a unhurried lunch during a lengthy layover, or to simply grab something to eat while on board, we have some options for you to ensure you don’t go hungry during your trip. You can view the list of places to eat in Southend, Essex Airport here.

  • Costa Coffee
    Description: coffee, warm and cold drinks, desserts, sandwiches and salads
    Location: after security & outside Arrivals
  • The Navigator
    Description: traditional British pub
    Opening hours: from 04:00 AM until the last departure, daily

London Southend Airport shops

If you are that kind of traveller who typically leaves your holiday souvenir purchasing to the very last minute, or simply need to pass some time before the flight, then it’s worthwhile visiting the airport shops. Our guide below can help you to discover the top shopping locations for your needs. Go here to discover a full list of shops.

  • World
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: after security
  • WHSmith
    Description: newspapers, magazines, books, drinks, snacks, and sweets
    Location: Departures and Arrivals
  • Dixons Travel
    Description: electrical store

London Southend Airport car hire

Sometimes you need to travel by car, or it could be the most enjoyable mode of transport for your journey. The list below will help you to pick the most suitable car hire company for your journey.

  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Contact: +44 371 384 3422
  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 034 454 46096
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM, Sat: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Contact: +44 344 544 3754
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area

Other services in London Southend Airport

  • Quiet room
    Location: before security
  • Charging points
    Location: Departure areas

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