There are 3 ways to get from London to Mersea Island by train, bus 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

Train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe

$24 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Railway Station to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 61 / ...

$27 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from London to Wivenhoe 63.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from London to Mersea Island is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Mersea Island is to train which costs £19 - £27 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between London and Mersea Island is 50 miles. The road distance is 63.6 miles.

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The train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Liverpool Street and arriving at Wivenhoe. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Mersea Island is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from London to Mersea Island.

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Map of how to get from London to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 50.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between London, England and Mersea Island, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from London to Wivenhoe hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Railway Station to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 Railway Station to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk

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