There are 4 ways to get from Manningtree to Bluewater by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  3. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Stone Crossing

$35 - $53

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Bus, line 370 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to London Romford National Express
  2. Take the line 370 bus from Romford, Mercury Gardens to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 370

$22 - $29

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100

$30 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Manningtree to Bluewater 63 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manningtree to Bluewater station. However, there are services departing from Manningtree, Bendalls Court (Skinners Arms) and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) via Colchester, Romford, Mercury Gardens and Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manningtree to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Manningtree and arriving at Stone Crossing via Stratford DLR Station and Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Manningtree and Bluewater is 49 miles. The road distance is 63 miles.

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The best way to get from Manningtree to Bluewater without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Manningtree to Bluewater, including transfers.

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Manningtree to Bluewater bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Colchester station.

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Manningtree to Bluewater train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Manningtree station.

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The best way to get from Manningtree to Bluewater is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 370 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 43 min.

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Manningtree to Bluewater bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside).

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Manningtree to Bluewater train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Stone Crossing station.

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Map of how to get from Manningtree to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 48.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between Manningtree, England and Bluewater, England?

You can take a train from Manningtree to Bluewater via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal, and Stone Crossing in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manningtree to Bluewater via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn), Colchester, London Romford, Romford, Mercury Gardens, Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Colchester to London Romford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Romford, Mercury Gardens to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Manningtree to Bluewater is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Manningtree to Bluewater.

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