Flying Abroad Find out which airlines fly where!

You are here: Home / Europe / UK / Southend

Mini-Guide To Southend

Located in Essex, Southend-on-Sea is a seaside resort on the Thames estuary, about 40 miles from central London. Getting in can be accomplished quite easily by train or car, as Southend has two train stations – Southend Victoria and Southend Central, which run regular services to London.

Local Airports In Southend

Southend is well served by roads, with two junctions off the M25 reaching it, and the A127, junction 29 and junction 30 of the A13 take you directly to the city centre. There is plenty to do and see in the city, including the Southend Pier, which is the longest pleasure pier in the world and open all year round, from which you can see the Pier Fireworks every Saturday night from September to November 5th, as well as dropping in to visit the Pier Museum. There are also plenty of gardens, galleries and museums to visit. Why not try: - The Cliffs Pavilion, on Station Road, which regularly stages shows and concerts. - Hadleigh Castle, open during daylight hours all week, with free parking. - The Sea Life Centre, containing marine life from all around the world – from the Thames estuary, to more exotic creatures. - Beecroft Art Gallery, on Station Road, filled with a large display of local art. - The Kursaal, on the Seafront, with 30 bowling lanes, amusement arcades, pool tables and a fully licensed bar. Why not try Cosmic Bowling on Friday and Saturday nights?

Who flies to Southend?

Airline Name Booking link
Air Arann Click to book

The airlines above may not be complete - but we are continually updating our database