To and From the Airport

Cambridge (CBG):

Location: 6 km/4 Miles NE of the City centre.
By Bus: Bus from outside the terminal to the City centre, 25 mins.
Airport Tel No: +44 (0)1223 373765.
Updated Mar14 ADV. Visited Airport

Duxford (EGSU):

Location: 13 km/8 Miles S of Cambridge.
By Road: 21 km/13 miles/20-30 mins from Cambridge.
By Bus: The Stagecoach C7 bus runs every 20 mins to Cambridge Bus Station.
Updated May04 Visit. Visited Airport

Norwich (NWI):

Location: 6 km/4 Miles N of the City.
Airport map. Click here.
By Train: There is no train service to the airport. The nearest railway station is in Norwich City Centre some 5 miles away.

By Taxi:
Approximate Fares: To Norwich city centre £11/15-25 mins.
Taxi Companies: Norwich Airport Taxis, +44 (0)1603 424044, has a taxi rank and office adjacent to the main terminal building (out the door and turn left).

By Bus:
General: Buses no longer stop at the airport terminal, but serve the Airport Park & Ride, nearby. Shuttle buses run from here to the terminal.
Bus #27 to Norwich city centre: Route: Horsford - Airport Park and Ride - Hellesdon - Anglia Square - Castle Meadow (stand W & St Stephen St, Stand D). On the way to the airport, the bus stops at Red Lion st, stand 2 instead of St Stephen St.
Timings: Buses leave the Airport Park and Ride Sunday only every hour 0824-1824. Buses leave Castle Meadow, stand C in the city centre Sundays only every hour 0952-1852. On Mon-Sat the bus terminates in nearby Hellesdon.
Travel Times: To Hellesdon 10 mins, Anglia Square 30 mins, City centre 40 mins & University 1 hour.
Park and Ride Bus #603 to Norwich city centre: Route: Airport Terminal - Anglia Square - Upper King St - Castle Meadow - Norwich Bus Station.
Timings: Buses run Mon-Fri every 7-20 mins 0640-1930 (2030 on Thursday). Buses run on Saturdays every 7-20 mins 0700-1930. No Sunday Service.
Cost: Travel to the city is included in the cost of parking at the Park and Ride. Before 1230 £3.30 per car. After 12.30 £1.60 per car.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS +44 (0)1603 416719, Hertz +44 (0)1603 488264 & EUROPCAR +44 (0)1603 400280 all have desks in the small terminal building.

Car Parking:
General: Car parks are right in front of the airport terminal.
Short term: 5 mins free, 15 mins £0.50, 30 mins £1.50, 1 hour £3, 2 hrs £4, 3 hrs £5, 6 hrs £7.50, 1 day £15, 2 days £25, 3 days £35, 4 days £45, 5 days £55, £10 for each extra day.
Long term: 1 day £10, 2 days £20, 3 days £25, 4 days £30, 5 days £35, 6 days £40, 7 days £45, then £5 for each extra day.

Money Services: ATM/Cash Machine in the terminal opposite Hertz. Bureau de Change/Foreign Exchange next door. There is a post/mail box outside the terminal.
Airport Tax: A departure tax (Airport Development Fee) has been introduced of £5 for adults and £1 for children (2-15 years). Available from a machine in the terminal. Payment by cash or credit card.
Airport Hotels: Holiday Inn Norwich North is within walking distance of the airport terminal. The Premier Inn is next to the Hilton.
Airport Website:
Airport Tel No: Flt Info +44 (0)1603 411923 or General Enquiries 420653.
Updated Apr14 ADV. Last Visit Jul09

Southend (SEN):

Location: 3 km/2 Miles N of Southend on Sea.
By Taxi: To Southend centre: 8 Mins. Tel AC Taxis 01702 334455. B & C Cars - Chauffeur Service Tel 01702 471400.
By Bus: No buses stop at the airport terminal itself, but several buses stop in Rochford Road, just in front. Arriva Buses #7, 8 & 9 run from here to the Bus Station in Southend, or to Rayleigh & Shoeburyness. Mon-Sat services are quite frequent, but only hourly on Sundays. Bus 721 runs from London to Southend.

By Train:
General: Southend Airport now has its own rail station, called: Southend Airport.
National Express East Anglia trains to Southend & London: National Express East Anglia Trains run from the airport station to London Liverpool Street station and to Southend Victoria Station. Timings: 3 trains per hour. Travel Time: Takes 50 mins to London Liverpool St Station, 40 mins to Stratford (near Olympic site) and 5 mins to Southend Victoria.
C2C trains to London Fenchurch St: C2C trains run to London Fenchurch Street Station every 15 or 20 mins to the train station in Southend city centre (not the airport). It takes 50-60 mins to get to the centre of London from Southern Central, and a further 10-15 minute walk from Southend Victoria station after getting off the train from Southend Airport. The better option is to use National Express trains (above).

Rental Cars: None available in the terminal, but the following are nearby: AVIS 01702 480 481, Hertz 01245 350 453 & National 01702 616 574.
Car Parking: Parking in front of the terminal is free.
Notes: This airport calls itself, rather humourously: London Southend Airport. The new airport terminal is now open. Free wifi internet in the terminal.
Airport Hotels: A Holiday Inn will open in Summer 2012 next to the airport.
Airport Website:
Updated Mar14 ADV. Last Visit May05

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