There are 3 ways to get from Hastings to Essex by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to White Notley

$51 - $72

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Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 023 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

$30 - $42

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Hastings to Essex 93 miles

$20 - $29

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hastings to Essex. However, there are services departing from Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) and arriving at Cressing, Polecat Road (Hawbush Green) via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, London Waterloo Rail Station, Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Hastings and Essex is 68 miles. The road distance is 93 miles.

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The best way to get from Hastings to Essex without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Hastings to Essex, including transfers.

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Hastings to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) station.

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The best way to get from Hastings to Essex is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 53 min.

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Hastings to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hastings to Essex is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Hastings to Essex.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Essex. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hastings to Essex.
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  • Distance: 68 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Hastings, England and Essex, England?

You can take a train from Hastings to Essex via London Bridge, London Bridge Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, and Stratford (London) in around 3 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hastings to Essex via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Waterloo Station Tenison Way, London Waterloo Rail Station, Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 5 h 53 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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