There are 4 ways to get from Witham to Mersea Island by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Witham (Essex) to Wivenhoe

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Line 71 bus, bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Witham Town Centre, The George to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 71 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Wivenhoe, Heath Road 61 / ...

$10

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Witham to Wivenhoe 17.9 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Witham to Wivenhoe 17.9 miles

$3 - $6

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No, there is no direct bus from Witham to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Witham Town Centre, The George and arriving at Wivenhoe, Heath Road via Colchester Town Centre, The George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Witham (Essex) and arriving at Wivenhoe. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Witham and Mersea Island is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Witham to Mersea Island without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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The train from Witham (Essex) to Wivenhoe takes 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Witham to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Witham Town Centre, The George station.

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Witham to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Witham (Essex) station.

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The best way to get from Witham to Mersea Island is to train which takes 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 71 bus and bus, which costs and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Witham to Mersea Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Wivenhoe, Heath Road station.

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Witham to Mersea Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Wivenhoe station.

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Map of how to get from Witham to Mersea Island.
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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Witham to Wivenhoe hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Witham to Wivenhoe via Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) and Colchester Town Centre, The George in around 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Witham Town Centre, The George to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
New Horizon Travel
Phone
01206 255 255
Email
nhtltd@aol.com
Website
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Witham to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Witham to Mersea Island is 18 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Witham to Mersea Island.

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