There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Colchester National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) 97A / ...

$14 - $21

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea

$22 - $32

Train  •  2 h 44 min

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

$54 - $69

Line 133 bus, line 70 bus, bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 70
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) X76

$17 - $22

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea 50.4 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  56 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Clacton-on-Sea 50.4 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Clacton-on-Sea is 39 miles. The road distance is 50.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Clacton-on-Sea via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 39 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Clacton-on-Sea, England?

You can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea via Colchester and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) in around 1 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Clacton-on-Sea via London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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 Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$39
Business
$37
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Clacton-on-Sea
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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