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London Southend Airport



Airport Information and Directions


London Southend Airport is located less than 40 miles east of Central London and is accessible by either road (with two major A roads) or by train with up to 8 services an hour into London Liverpool Street Station. For satellite navigation systems: SS2 6YF and follow 'Airport' signs

Terminal Information

London Southend Airport is open between the hours of 04:00-00:00. The passenger terminal is located over two floors with the arrivals, check-in and departures on the ground floor, and security on the upper mezzanine level. Facilities at London Southend Airport include: cash machines, bureau de exchange, car hire, taxi, Arnold & Forbes café/restaurant, WH Smith, Stobart Airport Shopping, Stobart First Class Lounge and Laker's Bar.

Check-In Time


London Southend Airport recommends that all passengers arrive at London Southend Airport up to two hours before the scheduled departure time of their flight. Check-in for all flights closes 30 minutes prior to departure for Aer Lingus passengers.


Security and safety is London Southend Airport's main concern for all passengers, visitors and staff. We have Customs and Special Branch officers permanently based at London Southend Airport. For more information:

Lounge Location


Aer Lingus Gold Circle Club passengers are eligible to enter the Stobart First Class Lounge which is located on the upper mezzanine level just after security. This luxurious area has complimentary iPad use, WIFI, daily newspapers and magazines, hot and cold drinks (including certain alcoholic beverages) and snacks.


London Southend Airport offers 3 long stay and 1 short stay car parks for all its passengers. Rates and further information:

Ground Transportation/Taxis

There are many ways to get to and from London Southend Airport. For more information:

Self Service Options

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