There are 5 ways to get from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea

$31 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 250 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) 97A / ...

$21 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bishops Stortford to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea

$53 - $68

Line 133 bus, line 70 bus, bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 70
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) X76

$24 - $29

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea 52.7 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Bishop's Stortford, The Causeway and arriving at Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Bishops Stortford and arriving at Clacton-on-Sea via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Bishop's Stortford and Clacton-on-Sea is 43 miles. The road distance is 52.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt).

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Map of how to get from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 43.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Bishop's Stortford, England and Clacton-on-Sea, England?

You can take a train from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea via London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bishop's Stortford to Clacton-on-Sea via Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Bishops Stortford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$35
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk

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