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Fly directly from Southend for added holiday convenience

It’s always easier to catch a flight from a nearby airport. At Saga, we’ve tailored many of our holidays to start with flights from London Southend Airport (SEN), so you don’t need to travel any further than is necessary.

Discover another side to the Mediterranean on the historic island of Malta, or get acquainted with Europe’s historic gems like Hungary and the Czech Republic

Holidays from Southend Airport gift you the continent’s finest holiday hotspots. Whether you’d rather sun yourself from a resort, or stay in a hotel in the heart of the most cultured European cities, London Southend Airport could be the starting point for your next big adventure.

London Southend Airport (SEN) information and facilities

The drive between central London and London Southend Airport takes around an hour and a half via motorway. Public transport links are available, with trains bridging the distance in a little under an hour. It’s much easier to get to Southend-on-Sea, however, which is ten minutes away by road.

Saga offer a VIP door-to-door service for certain packages, getting you to and from the airport in style. This is particularly useful if you live in the capital or nearby areas of Essex.

The airport is well equipped with eateries, bars and shops perfect for passing the time before flights. Grab a flute of champagne in one of the bars, or put your feet up in the SkyLife Lounge and unwind in plush surroundings. If you or someone you’re travelling with has mobility issues, then specialist staff are on hand to help you navigate your way around the airport.

Once you arrive at London Southend, here’s what you’ll find…

  • Shopping options such as World Duty Free, WHSmith and Hipanema
  • Refreshment options like Arnold & Forbes Café Kitchen, Bourgee and Lakers Bar & Restaurant
  • Moneycorp currency exchange
  • SkyLife Lounge
  • Airport parking
  • Wi-Fi
Explore the range of holidays from London Southend Airport below by clicking the links.

European holiday stays flying from Southend

European stays

Great hotels all chosen for their quality, service and excellent locations, with flights from Southend Airport.

River cruises departing from Tilbury

River cruises

What better way to see the world than on a relaxing river cruise departing from Southend's nearest port, Tilbury.