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

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Subway, train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the subway from Shepherd's Bush to Liverpool Street station Central
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe

£29 - £40

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Train, line 62 bus  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Kensington (Olympia) to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
  3. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester station to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 61 / ...

£25 - £37

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Olympia to Wivenhoe 68.1 miles

£11 - £17

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The cheapest way to get from Olympia to Mersea Island is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Olympia to Mersea Island is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Olympia to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Shepherd's Bush and arriving at Wivenhoe via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Olympia and Mersea Island is 54 miles. The road distance is 68.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Olympia to Mersea Island without a car is to subway and train which takes 2h 16m and costs £28 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Olympia to Mersea Island, including transfers.

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Olympia to Mersea Island train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Shepherd's Bush station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Olympia to Mersea Island is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Olympia to Mersea Island.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Mersea Island. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Olympia to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 53.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

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

There is no direct connection from Olympia to Mersea Island. However, you can take the walk to Shepherd's Bush, take the subway to Liverpool Street station, take the walk to London Liverpool Street, then take the train to Wivenhoe. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Olympia to Wivenhoe via Kensington (Olympia), Stratford (London), Colchester, and Colchester station in around 2h 37m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Kensington (Olympia) to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester station to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
First in Essex

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