There are 5 ways to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea by train, bus, taxi 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  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Clacton-on-Sea to Shenfield
  2. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive 1 / ...

$31 - $46

Cheapest option

Train, line 3 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Clacton-on-Sea to Chelmsford
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive 3

$26 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus, line 71 bus, line 40 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 98 / ...
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Springfield, Sainsburys 71 / ...
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Springfield, Sainsburys to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 40 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) X30
  5. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive 1 / ...

$28 - $32

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea 55.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea 55.3 miles

$11 - $18

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) and arriving at Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive via Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street, Springfield, Sainsburys, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Clacton-on-Sea and Leigh-on-Sea is 28 miles. The road distance is 55.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) station.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea.

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There are 289+ hotels available in Leigh-on-Sea. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn), Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street, Springfield, Sainsburys, Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), and Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) in around 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Clacton-on-Sea to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Springfield, Sainsburys
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Springfield, Sainsburys to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Clacton-on-Sea to Leigh-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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