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

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Bus, train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Harlow, Victoria Hall to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 59
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea

$23 - $33

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Harlow Town to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea

$51 - $66

Line 510 bus, bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 509 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Clacton, Pier Avenue 97A / ...

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea 60.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper and arriving at Clacton, Pier Avenue via Stansted Airport London and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Harlow Town and arriving at Clacton-on-Sea via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Harlow and Clacton-on-Sea is 45 miles. The road distance is 60.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £18 - £26.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper station.

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Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Harlow Town station.

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The best way to get from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 510 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea via London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea via Stansted Airport London and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street in around 3 h 31 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.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
Train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Harlow Town to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$22
First
$36
Business
$32
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Old Harlow, Victoria Hall to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Old Harlow, Victoria Hall to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Clacton, Pier Avenue
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Clacton, Pier Avenue
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk

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Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Clacton, Pier Avenue station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Harlow to Clacton-on-Sea.

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