There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 52 min
$18 - $26
3 alternative options
Bus • 2 h 48 min
Taxi • 43 min
$180 - $220
Drive • 43 min
$8 - $13
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.
The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 43 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Clacton, Pier Avenue via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Clacton-on-Sea. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.
The distance between Chelmsford and Clacton-on-Sea is 30 miles. The road distance is 40.7 miles.
The best way to get from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs £14 - £20.
The train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea takes 52 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station.
Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.
The best way to get from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea is to train which takes 52 min and costs £14 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 48 min.
What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Clacton-on-Sea, England?
Greater Anglia operates a train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street in around 2 h 48 min.
Train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 47 min
- Every 20 minutes
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Clacton, Pier Avenue
- Ave. Duration
- 53 min
- Every 30 minutes
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.
Bus from Chelmsford to Colchester
- Ave. Duration
- 40 min
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- $6 - $10
- National Express
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More Questions & Answers
Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Clacton, Pier Avenue station.
Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Clacton-on-Sea station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea is 41 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea.
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