There are 4 ways to get from Isle of Wight to Clacton-on-Sea by ferry, train, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Hovercraft, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the Hovercraft from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
  2. Take the train from Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Clacton-on-Sea

$124 - $165

Cheapest option

Hovercraft, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the Hovercraft from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
  2. Take the bus from Southsea, Clarence Pier to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Clacton-on-Sea

$49 - $57

2 alternative options

Line 3 bus, Hovercraft, bus, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Blackwater Mill to Ryde, Bus Station 3
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
  3. Take the bus from Southsea, Clarence Pier to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 203
  4. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Clacton-on-Sea

$98 - $125

Carferry, drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the carferry from Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
  2. Drive from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Clacton-on-Sea

$50 - $74

Questions & Answers

The distance between Isle of Wight and Clacton-on-Sea is 134 miles.

The best way to get from Isle of Wight to Clacton-on-Sea without a car is to Hovercraft and train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Isle of Wight to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Clacton-on-Sea. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Isle of Wight to Clacton-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 133.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Isle of Wight, England and Clacton-on-Sea, England?

There is no direct connection from Isle of Wight to Clacton-on-Sea. However, you can take the taxi to Ryde, take the Hovercraft to Southsea Hoverport, take the walk to Southsea, Clarence Pier, take the bus to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, take the walk to Portsmouth Harbour, take the train to London Waterloo, take the walk to Waterloo Underground Station, take the Tube to Stratford Underground Station, take the walk to Stratford (London), then take the train to Clacton-on-Sea. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Isle of Wight to Clacton-on-Sea via Ryde, Bus Station, Ryde, Southsea Hoverport, Southsea, Clarence Pier, Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 6 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southsea, Clarence Pier to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southsea, Clarence Pier to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
nationalexpress.com
Southern Vectis
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from Blackwater Mill to Ryde, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
Ferry operators
Hovertravel
Phone
+44 1983 717700
Email
info@hovertravel.com
Website
hovertravel.co.uk
Ferry from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
hovertravel.co.uk
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

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