There are 4 ways to get from Manningtree to Mersea Island by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to Colchester
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Wivenhoe

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Line 103 bus, line 98 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 103 bus from Manningtree, Bendalls Court (Skinners Arms) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 103 / ...
  2. Take the line 98 bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 74A / ...

$9

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manningtree to Wivenhoe 9.6 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Manningtree to Wivenhoe 9.6 miles

$2 - $3

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No, there is no direct bus from Manningtree to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Manningtree, Bendalls Court (Skinners Arms) and arriving at Wivenhoe, Heath Road via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manningtree to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Manningtree and arriving at Wivenhoe via Colchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Manningtree and Mersea Island is 12 miles. The road distance is 9.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manningtree to Mersea Island without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Manningtree to Mersea Island, including transfers.

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Manningtree to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Manningtree, Bendalls Court (Skinners Arms) station.

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

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The best way to get from Manningtree to Mersea Island is to train which takes 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 103 bus and line 98 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Manningtree to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Wivenhoe, Heath Road station.

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

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Map of how to get from Manningtree to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a train from Manningtree to Wivenhoe via Colchester in around 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manningtree to Wivenhoe via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) in around 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Colchester
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Manningtree, Bendalls Court (Skinners Arms) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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
Other operators
Taxi from Manningtree to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Manningtree to Mersea Island is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Manningtree to Mersea Island.

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