There are 7 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, line 98 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 98 bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 74A / ...

$10 - $18

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Bus, train  •  1 h 39 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 Wivenhoe

$19 - $25

Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe

$50 - $60

Line 133 bus, line 70 bus  •  2 h 24 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

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wivenhoe 36.9 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wivenhoe 36.9 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Wivenhoe 36.9 miles

$130 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Wivenhoe, Heath Road via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Wivenhoe via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Mersea Island is 30 miles. The road distance is 36.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island without a car is to bus and line 98 bus which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island is to bus and line 98 bus which takes 1 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 22 min.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Wivenhoe, Heath Road station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Wivenhoe station.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Mersea Island, England?

You can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wivenhoe via Colchester and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wivenhoe via London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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
$40
Business
$38
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 Stansted Airport London to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
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
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Wivenhoe
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island is 37 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Mersea Island.

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