Duration 3h
Distance 115.6 miles
Average price £103
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Clacton-on-Sea and Herne Bay takes 3h and the fastest train takes 2h 38m. There is a train service every few hours from Clacton-on-Sea to Herne Bay. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Clacton-on-Sea
  2. Stratford International
  3. Herne Bay
3h 52m
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£78 - £126

Clacton-on-Sea to Herne Bay train times

Trains run hourly between Clacton-on-Sea and Herne Bay. The earliest departure is at 05:40 in the morning, and the last departure from Clacton-on-Sea is at 21:05 which arrives into Herne Bay at 23:46. All services require a transfer at Stratford (London) and take an average of 3h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Clacton-on-Sea to Herne Bay. However, there are services departing from Clacton-on-Sea and arriving at Herne Bay via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Clacton-on-Sea and Herne Bay is 29 miles. The road distance is 115.6 miles.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Herne Bay train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Clacton-on-Sea station.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Herne Bay train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Herne Bay station.

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