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Duration 22 min
Distance 21.5 miles
Average price £9
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Mersea Island takes 22 min and the fastest train takes 19 min. There is an hourly train service from Essex to Mersea Island. 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. Witham (Essex)
  2. Wivenhoe
20 min
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£7 - £12

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Witham (Essex) and arriving at Wivenhoe. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Essex and Mersea Island is 16 miles. The road distance is 21.5 miles.

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Essex to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Witham (Essex) station.

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Essex to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Wivenhoe station.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Mersea Island. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Essex and Mersea Island?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Witham (Essex) to Wivenhoe hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £12 and the journey takes 20 min.
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
£7 - £12

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