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

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Train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Gravesend to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Clacton-on-Sea

$41 - $65

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Bus, train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Socketts Heath, The Oak to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea

$31 - $39

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Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Socketts Heath, The Oak to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) 71 / ...

$31

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea 77.7 miles

$16 - $25

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No, there is no direct bus from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq) and arriving at Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) via Socketts Heath, The Oak, Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) and Town Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Gravesend and arriving at Clacton-on-Sea via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Gravesend and Clacton-on-Sea is 42 miles. The road distance is 77.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Socketts Heath, The Oak station.

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Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gravesend station.

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The best way to get from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) station.

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Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Clacton-on-Sea station.

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Map of how to get from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 41.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea via Woolwich Arsenal, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Stratford DLR Station, and Stratford (London) in around 2 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea via Socketts Heath, The Oak, Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn), Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn), and Town Railway Station in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gravesend to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Socketts Heath, The Oak to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Gravesend to Clacton-on-Sea.

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