Travel directions to Southend Airport

On this page you can plan your trip to Southend Airport. Here you can also find other useful tips about travelling through United Kingdom by car.

Address information

Southend Airport

Carlyle House, Lower Ground Floor
235-237 Vauxhall Bridge Road

Traffic Information:

London Southend Airport is just 41 miles (61km) east of Central London, with quick connections to the motorway network via M25.

Travelling from Central London, take eather the A13 or A12 and follow signs to Southend Airport.

If you’re using satnav the postcodes are:

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Under normal weather conditions you can expect the following travel times:

Central London -> Southend Airport (SEN) 41.5 miles / 1:40 hours
Chelmsford -> Southend Airport (SEN) 19.4 miles / 0:29 hours
Birmingham -> Southend Airport (SEN) 150 miles / 2:57 hours

On the road information:

We recommend that you check the condition of your vehicle before leaving. You may verify this by ensuring that your tyre pressure is enough, that you have enough engine oil and coolant, and that all of your lights are operational.


Before you depart, always check your fuel level. The stress of making it to the airport on time is enough. You don't have to waste time at the gas station. Petrol stations may be located beside major routes if you need to refuel your vehicle. Please bear in mind that LPG is not always accessible at every gas station.

Roadside assistance

If you have an automobile problem, roadside assistance is always there to assist you. To ensure that help arrives as quickly as possible, have the phone number of your assistance provider on your phone or in your car.

Maximum Speed

Maximum speed restrictions around London Southend airport are as follows: 30 mph in built-up areas, 60 mph on single carriageway/single-track roads, and 70 mph on dual carriageways.

Be mindful of any road & motorway construction that might be happening around London Southend airport.

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