Duration 2h 52m
Distance 79.8 miles
Average price £57
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hitchin and Clacton-on-Sea takes 2h 52m and the fastest train takes 2h 18m. There is a train service every few hours from Hitchin to Clacton-on-Sea. 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. Hitchin
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Clacton-on-Sea
2h 45m
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£46 - £69

Hitchin to Clacton-on-Sea train times

Trains run hourly between Hitchin and Clacton-on-Sea. The service departs Hitchin at 21:41 at night, which arrives into Clacton-on-Sea at 07:44. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Hitchin to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Hitchin and arriving at Clacton-on-Sea via Farringdon station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Hitchin and Clacton-on-Sea is 63 miles. The road distance is 79.8 miles.

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Hitchin to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Hitchin station.

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Hitchin to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Clacton-on-Sea station.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Clacton-on-Sea. Prices start at £75 per night.

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