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

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Train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe

$25 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, line 62 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 61 / ...

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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Liverpool Street and arriving at Wivenhoe. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 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 best way to get from London to Mersea Island without a car is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £19 - £27.

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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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London to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from London Liverpool Street station.

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London to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Wivenhoe station.

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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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  • 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 $25 - $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
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com

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There are 185+ hotels available in Mersea Island. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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