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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Wivenhoe

$32 - $48

Cheapest option

Line 248 bus, bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 248 bus from Upminster Station to Romford Market 248 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Romford to Colchester National Express

$14 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus, train, line 62 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Upminster Station Forecourt to Romford Station 370 / ...
  2. Take the train from Romford to Colchester
  3. Take the line 62 bus from Colchester Railway Station to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 61 / ...

$26 - $38

Line 100 bus, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 70 / ...

$28 - $30

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Upminster to Wivenhoe 48.4 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Upminster to Wivenhoe 48.4 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Upminster station to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Upminster Station and arriving at Wivenhoe, Heath Road via London Romford and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Upminster and Mersea Island is 34 miles. The road distance is 48.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Upminster to Mersea Island without a car is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Upminster to Mersea Island, including transfers.

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Upminster to Mersea Island bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Upminster Station.

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The best way to get from Upminster to Mersea Island is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 248 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Upminster to Mersea Island bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Upminster to Mersea Island is 48 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Upminster to Mersea Island.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Mersea Island. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Upminster to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Upminster to Wivenhoe hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Upminster to Wivenhoe via Romford Market, London Romford, Colchester, and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Romford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Upminster Station Forecourt to Romford Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Upminster Station to Romford Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Upminster Station to Romford Market
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
First in Essex
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 Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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
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 London Romford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Upminster to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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