Travelling to Southend Campus
The full address of our Southend Campus is:
Tel: +44 (0)1702 328200
Our Southend Campus is ideally located in the heart of the town centre within
easy reach of the M25 and Stansted Airport with quick train connections to
You can get to the Southend Campus by bicycle, bus, train and car. Regular
coach connections from Stansted Airport take an hour and a half and train
services from London take under an hour. Information is also available for
London Southend Airport
You can fly from a number of European destinations into London
Southend Airport which is three miles from the Southend Campus and easily
accessible by; bus or
London Stansted Airport
If you are arriving at Stansted Airport, you can reach Southend in an hour by car or taxi.
You can also catch the X30 Aircoach from the airport to Southend Bus Station.
London Heathrow and Gatwick Airport transfer coach
If you are a new international student starting in October and are arriving at London Heathrow or London Gatwick airport, you can take advantage of
an airport transfer coach service that will take you to our Southend Campus. You must book your place in advance.
As the Campus is located in the town centre, most local buses stop nearby
throughout the day and at weekends. Further information is available on our
Traffic updates and route planners web page.
Train services to London from Southend take under an hour.
Southend is served by two major railway lines:
- c2c - operates services from
Southend Central train station to London Fenchurch Street. Southend Central is
next to our Southend Campus.
- 'Abellio Greater Anglia' - operates
services from Southend Victoria train station to London
Liverpool Street. Southend Victoria is a short walk from our Southend Campus.
Further information is available on our
traffic updates and route planners web page.
Southend is just half an hour from the M25 and there is town centre parking
close to our Campus.
To reach the Campus by car, follow signs from the A13 or A127 for the Town
map of the Southend Campus
is available online. The closest car parks to the Campus are underneath
University Square student accommodation, which can be accessed from College Way,
and underneath South Essex College, which can be accessed from Elmer Approach.
There are cycle racks outside The Gateway Building, The Forum and Clifftown Studios and
inside University Square, with other cycle parking available throughout the town
Information on cycle routes in Southend is available on the
Southend Borough Council website
National Express coach services to Southend Bus Station operate from all over
Britain. Direct coaches to Southend run every hour from Stansted airport and on
a regular basis from other UK airports.
Further information is available on the
National Express website.