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

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Bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Clacton, Aldi 3 / ...

$8

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea

$16 - $25

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea 18.4 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea 18.4 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue and arriving at Clacton, Aldi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Harwich Town and arriving at Clacton-on-Sea via Manningtree and Colchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Harwich and Clacton-on-Sea is 12 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea without a car is to bus which takes 51 min and costs £6.

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The bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Clacton, Aldi takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by Hedingham Omnibuses, depart from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue station.

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Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Harwich Town station.

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The best way to get from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea is to bus which takes 51 min and costs £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Hedingham Omnibuses operates a bus from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 51 min. Panther Travel also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea via Manningtree and Colchester in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Clacton, Aldi
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by Hedingham Omnibuses, arrive at Clacton, Aldi station.

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Harwich 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 Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Harwich to Clacton-on-Sea.

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