There are 5 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea

$42 - $65

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Line 724 bus, line 510 bus, bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 724
  2. Take the line 510 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 510 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester 250 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) 97A / ...

$26 - $37

3 alternative options

Train via Stratford (London)  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Highbury & Islington
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Clacton-on-Sea

$42 - $64

Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) X76

$30 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea 75.5 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road and arriving at Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn), Stansted Airport London and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City and arriving at Clacton-on-Sea via Highbury & Islington and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Welwyn Garden City and Clacton-on-Sea is 59 miles. The road distance is 75.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), depart from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road station.

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Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Welwyn Garden City station.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 724 bus and line 510 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h 26 min.

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Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave) station.

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Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Clacton-on-Sea station.

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Map of how to get from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 58.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Welwyn Garden City, England and Clacton-on-Sea, England?

You can take a train from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn), Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Colchester, and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) in around 4 h 26 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Highbury & Islington
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Stansted Airport London to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
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
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court to Clacton, Pier Avenue (Clacton Pier Ave)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Welwyn Garden City to Clacton-on-Sea.

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