London Southend Airport (SEN) is located near Southend in Essex, around 58km (36 miles) from central London.
Compared with Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, London Southend Airport (SEN) is a relatively minor airport although it is an increasingly important hub airport for both easyJet and Flybe and it is also served by Air Malta.
Most flights are to European destinations, primarily in Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. The airport also serves domestic routes to Carlisle, Manchester and Glasgow.
Facilities at London Southend Airport
Facilities are surprisingly good for such a small airport with several bars, cafes and restaurants, a duty-free shop, a WHSmith newsagent. There is also a lounge that you can access free of charge with an American Express Platinum card or a Priority Pass or Dragon Pass membership.
Getting to and from London Southend Airport
It is relatively easy to travel to London Southend Airport with up to eight trains per hour to both London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria. It is only a seven-minute train ride to Southend Victoria railway station in Southend-on-Sea and 55 minutes to London Liverpool Street railway station.
First Essex bus route X30 connects Southend Airport with Chelmsford and Stansted Airport.