There are 6 ways to get from Southend Central Station to Mersea Island by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

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

$25 - $37

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Bus, line 62 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr) 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 / ...

$23 - $28

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Bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr) 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 / ...

$23

Bus via Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 3
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 70 / ...

$24

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Central Station to Wivenhoe 45.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Southend Central Station to Wivenhoe 45.7 miles

$9 - $15

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend Central Station to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr) 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 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend Central Station to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Wivenhoe via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Southend Central Station and Mersea Island is 20 miles. The road distance is 45.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Central Station to Mersea Island without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Southend Central Station to Mersea Island, including transfers.

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Southend Central Station to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr) station.

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Southend Central Station to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Victoria station.

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The best way to get from Southend Central Station to Mersea Island is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 62 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Southend Central Station 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 Central Station to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Wivenhoe station.

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Map of how to get from Southend Central Station to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 19.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Southend Central Station, England and Mersea Island, England?

You can take a train from Southend Central Station to Wivenhoe via Southend Victoria and Shenfield in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Central Station to Wivenhoe via Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr), Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), Chelmsford, Colchester, and Colchester Railway Station in around 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue (S'nd Travel Ctr) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
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
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Chichester Road to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Central Station to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
52 min
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
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Central Station to Mersea Island is 46 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Southend Central Station to Mersea Island.

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