There are 4 ways to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Basildon by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Clacton-on-Sea to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10

$23 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus, line 71 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 76A / ...
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Springfield, Sainsburys 71 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10

$17 - $25

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Clacton-on-Sea to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Basildon

$38 - $56

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Clacton-on-Sea to Basildon 56.6 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Basildon is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Basildon is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Clacton-on-Sea and Basildon is 34 miles. The road distance is 56.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Basildon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Basildon station. However, there are services departing from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) and arriving at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) via Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street, Springfield, Sainsburys and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Clacton-on-Sea to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Clacton-on-Sea and arriving at Basildon via Stratford DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Clacton-on-Sea, England and Basildon, England?

You can take a train from Clacton-on-Sea to Basildon via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Basildon via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn), Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street, Springfield, Sainsburys, Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 3 h 39 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Clacton-on-Sea to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clacton-on-Sea to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Basildon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Springfield, Sainsburys
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 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 Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk

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