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There are 4 ways to get from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea

$43 - $63

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Hatfield to Stansted Airport London 737
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Clacton, Pier Avenue 97A / ...

Bus via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans City station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street 70 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea 86.3 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from St Albans, Lattimore Road and arriving at Clacton, Pier Avenue via Hatfield, Stansted Airport London and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Clacton-on-Sea is 64 miles. The road distance is 86.3 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.

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St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hatfield station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 55 min.

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St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Clacton, Pier Avenue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea.

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  • Distance: 64.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Clacton-on-Sea, England?

You can take a train from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea via Farringdon, Farringdon station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Clacton-on-Sea via Hatfield, The Galleria, Hatfield, Stansted Airport London, and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hatfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Clacton, Pier Avenue
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Clacton, Pier Avenue
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk

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