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Southend Airport general information

If you’re flying from Southend Airport, we’ve collected the ‘must-know’ information you’ll need in one easy-to-read guide.

All about Southend Airport

Established during World War 1, Southend Airport has undergone extensive expansion since 2011 and it now operates regular flights to over 15 destinations.

Getting There

Regular trains operate from Central London to Southend Airport Station and buses operate to the local surrounding areas. Driving by car is the least stress-full way of travelling to the airport, coupled with an APH car park you’ll be checking-in for your holiday in no time at all.

Check-in information

The terminal at Southend Airport is only open between 04:00 and 00:00 so please be aware that you will not be allowed into the terminal before this time. The check-in desks are easy to locate and you should check with your airline or booking confirmation for advice on checking-in. However, as a guideline Southend Airport recommends at least two hours prior to your scheduled time of departure.


Southend Airport covers international routes, with services to more than 15 destinations. Check the full list of routes here.

Disabled Passenger Details

Southend Airport offers a range of facilities to help anyone that may require extra assistance at the airport. For a full list, click here.

Click here for details of how Southend Airport helps passengers with hidden disabilities such as autism.

Fast-Track security lane

Southend Airport does not offer a fast track service.


Need to pick up a few last-minute essentials for your trip? Southend Airport has a World Duty Free shop which is ideal for any last-minute buying.

Where to Eat

Southend Airport has a selection of eateries to suit all tastes and requirements. Here's a full list of places to eat at Southend Airport.

Wi-Fi access

Southend Airport offers WiFi throughout the terminal building. For all the essential information of how much and how to connect, click here.

Baby Changing

Baby changing facilities are available throughout the airport.

Luggage Trolleys

Trolleys are available, for all the essential information on how much, click here.


There is no pharmacy at Southend Airport.


Public shower facilities are not currently available at Southend Airport.


There is not a multi-faith or prayer room at Southend Airport.

Airport map

Southend Airport map

London Southend Airport, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6YF


Southend Airport is accessible from the M25 at junction 29. From there, follow the A127 directly to the Airport. Choose post code SS2 6YF if using satnav.