There are 4 ways to get from Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island by train, bus, taxi or foot

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  •  7 min

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Bus  •  37 min

  1. 61 / ...

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. 4.8 miles

$17 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 27 min

  1. 4.6 miles

What companies run services between Colchester (Station), England and Mersea Island, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Colchester (Station) to Wivenhoe hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Colchester (Station) to Wivenhoe every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 37 min. Hedingham Omnibuses also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby (Colch North Stn) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 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, Railway Station Layby (Colch North Stn) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester (Station) to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colchester (Station) and Mersea Island is 14 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island is to train which costs £2 - £4 and takes 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island is to train which takes 7 min and costs £2 - £4.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colchester and arriving at Wivenhoe. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colchester, Railway Station Layby (Colch North Stn) and arriving at Wivenhoe, Heath Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

The train from Colchester to Wivenhoe takes 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.