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There are 5 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Wivenhoe

$26 - $37

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station X30
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

Taxi  •  50m

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Wivenhoe 44.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  50m

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Wivenhoe 44.4 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  50m

  1. Take a town car from Southend Airport to Wivenhoe 44.4 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport and arriving at Wivenhoe, Heath Road via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and Colchester Town Centre, The George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport and arriving at Wivenhoe via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Mersea Island is 18 miles. The road distance is 44.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs £19 - £29.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island, including transfers.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport station.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Airport station.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs £19 - £29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 18.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 51m

What companies run services between Southend Airport (SEN), England and Mersea Island, England?

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Wivenhoe via Shenfield in around 1h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Wivenhoe via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station, Colchester Town Centre, High Street, and Colchester Town Centre, The George in around 3h 10m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
50m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Wivenhoe
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, High Street station.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Wivenhoe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island is 44 miles. It takes approximately 50m to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island.

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