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There are 3 ways to get from Colchester to Mersea Island by bus, taxi or foot

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Bus  •  19m

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 61 / ...

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Taxi  •  6m

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Wivenhoe 3.7 miles

$14 - $17

1 alternative option

Walk  •  1h 11m

  1. Walk from Colchester to Wivenhoe 3.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Mersea Island is to taxi which costs £10 - £13 and takes 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Mersea Island is to taxi which costs £10 - £13 and takes 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars and arriving at Wivenhoe, Heath Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19m.

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The distance between Colchester and Mersea Island is 8 miles.

The best way to get from Colchester to Mersea Island without a car is to bus which takes 19m and costs .

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The bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Wivenhoe, Heath Road takes 19m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Colchester to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars station.

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Colchester to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Wivenhoe, Heath Road station.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Mersea Island. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 19m

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

First in Essex operates a bus from Colchester to Wivenhoe every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 19m. New Horizon Travel also services this route 5 times a week.

Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
New Horizon Travel
Phone
01206 255 255
Email
nhtltd@aol.com
Website
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
6m
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com

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