London Southend Airport car rental - get quotes for car hire London
London-Southend Airport – SEN is one of six international airports serving the city of London.
Amongst the airports of Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Stansted and London City, London-Southend is also the most distant from the centre of the capital. The airport is situated, outside of congested London area, between the towns of Rochford and Southend in the county of Essex, approx. 38 miles from London city centre.
London-Southend Airport has a single, modern terminal, destined mostly to international low-cost traffic operated by Easyjet. The ongoing development works at London-Southend are expected to improve the quality of the airport’s facilities, increase the passenger capacity and bring more budget carriers to this London location.
Easyjet destinations London-Southend Airport
The low-cost carrier, Easyjet is the main airline at London-Southend Airport. Easyjet cheap flights from London-Southend are available to the following destinations: Alicante, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Belfast-International, Faro, Geneva, Ibiza, Jersey, Malaga and Palma de Mallorca.
New Easyjet destinations
In 2013, new routes to Berlin, Krakow, Newquay and Venice-Marco Polo will be introduced at London-Southend Airport.
Other airlines at London-Southend Airport are: Air Lingus Regional (operated by Aer Arann) with a route to Dublin and Thomson Airways (operated by Volotea) fying to Palma de Mallorca.
Getting from London-Southend Airport to London city centre
With the airport’s location, just off the main A-127 road with an easy access to M25, A13 and A12 motorways in direction to central London, it only takes around an hour to drive to the capital from Southend Airport.
Just about the same time is needed to transfer from the airport to London, by a dedicated train service, with up to 8 trains per hour, stopping at Stratford Station and London’s Liverpool Street Station. London-Southend Airport Railway station building is situated a short walk from the passenger terminal.
London-Southend Airport car hire options – compare rates
Two major car hire companies are present with car rental stations at London-Southend Airport: Europcar and Hertz.
Other car rental agents from the Southend area, such as Alamo and Avis Rent a Car deliver hire cars to the airport on request.
London-SouthendAirport car hire does not seem to be the cheapest of all London airports. The prices for the smallest city cars, such as Opel Corsa, Hyundai i10 or similar, usually start from around £100 for a week of London-Southend Airport car rental.
For best car hire deals in London, use an internet search engine of car rental deals, such as Cartrawler. Frequently, rent a car offers found online are cheaper than the ones available directly at the counter of car hire agencies.
One-way car hire from London-Southend
Are you to fly out of London from another airport, it is usually quite inexpensive to hire a car with drop-off in a different London airport location. Check prices for one-way car hire with Cartrawler search engine.