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There are 4 ways to get from Brightlingsea to Basildon by bus, taxi or car

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Line 62 bus, line 100 bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Colchester station 62
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...

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Line 62 bus, line 71 bus, line 100 bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street 62
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 71 / ...
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...

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Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brightlingsea to Basildon 49.4 miles

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Brightlingsea to Basildon 49.4 miles

Brightlingsea to Basildon by bus and train

The journey time between Brightlingsea and Basildon is around 2h 38m and covers a distance of around 50 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 33 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 14m. Operated by First and Greater Anglia, the Brightlingsea to Basildon service departs from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place and arrives in Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station. Typically 117 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 4m
Layover time:
33 min
Total time:
2h 38m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 14m
Journey distance:
50 miles
Services per week:
117
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:25
Last service departs at:
22:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brightlingsea to Basildon bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brightlingsea to Basildon is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brightlingsea to Basildon is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brightlingsea to Basildon station. However, there are services departing from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place and arriving at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Brightlingsea and Basildon is 30 miles. The road distance is 49.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Brightlingsea to Basildon without a car is to line 62 bus and line 100 bus which takes 2h 38m and costs £13 - £23.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Brightlingsea to Basildon, including transfers.

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Brightlingsea to Basildon bus services, operated by First, depart from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place station.

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Brightlingsea to Basildon bus services, operated by First, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brightlingsea to Basildon is 49 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Brightlingsea to Basildon.

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  • Distance: 29.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Brightlingsea, England and Basildon, England?

You can take a bus from Brightlingsea to Basildon via Colchester station, Colchester, Chelmsford, and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station in around 2h 38m.

Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Colchester station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Brightlingsea, Victoria Place to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Brightlingsea to Basildon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Swan Taxis
Phone
+44 1255 222 280
Richards Taxis
Phone
+44 1255 222 241
Website
richardstaxis.com
AJ's and Amber Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1255 222 250
Website
ajstaxi.co.uk
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1255 222 000
Five & Five Fours
Phone
+44 1206 544 444
Website
minicabservices.com
Colchester Taxis
Phone
+44 800 644 1946
A B Taxis Colchester
Phone
+44 1206 701 701
Website
abtaxiscolchester.co.uk
Topmarx Taxis
Phone
+44 1206 395 449
Website
topmarxtaxis.co.uk
Riverside Taxis
Phone
+44 1206 397 563
Website
riverside-taxis.co.uk
Manningtree Taxis
Phone
+44 1206 393 333
Website
manningtreetaxis.co.uk
TJ's Taxis
Phone
+44 1255 670 099
Kirby Kabs
Phone
+44 1255 833 441
Frinton & Walton Taxis
Phone
+44 1255 411 212
Walton & Frinton Taxis
Phone
+44 1255 850 888
Website
waltonandfrintontaxis.co.uk
Shore Taxis
Phone
+44 1255 676 887
Checker Taxi Cabs
Phone
+44 1255 736 007

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