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

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Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Wivenhoe

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Line 62 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby (Colch North Stn) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 61 / ...

$5

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester (Station) to Wivenhoe 4.8 miles

$17 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Walk from Colchester (Station) to Wivenhoe 4.6 miles

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colchester, Railway Station Layby (Colch North Stn) station and arriving at Wivenhoe, Heath Road. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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

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The distance between Colchester (Station) and Mersea Island is 9 miles.

The best way to get from Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island without a car is to train which takes 7 min and costs £2 - £4.

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

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Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester, Railway Station Layby (Colch North Stn).

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Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Colchester station.

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The best way to get from Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island is to train which takes 7 min and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can line 62 bus, which costs £4 and takes 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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, First in Essex operates a bus from Colchester (Station) to Wivenhoe every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby (Colch North Stn) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
firstgroup.com
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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Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Wivenhoe, Heath Road station.

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Colchester (Station) to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Wivenhoe station.

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