There are 6 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

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

$26 - $37

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Bus, line 62 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X30
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester Railway Station to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 61 / ...

$22 - $27

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Bus  •  3 h 1 min

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

$22

Taxi  •  50 min

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

$190 - $240

Drive  •  50 min

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

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  50 min

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

$160 - $220

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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 (Chelm Bus Stn) and Colchester Town Centre, The George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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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 1 h 54 min.

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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 1 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min 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 1 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 62 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 54 min.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 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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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 18.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Wivenhoe via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), Chelmsford, Colchester, and Colchester Railway Station in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
29 min
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
42 min
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 (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Railway Station to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Airport (SEN) to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend Airport to Wivenhoe
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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

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