There are 4 ways to get from Witham 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  •  20 min

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

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 71 bus, bus  •  1 h 14 min

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

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Witham to Wivenhoe 17.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Witham to Wivenhoe 17.9 miles

$3 - $6

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Witham to Wivenhoe hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 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) in around 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Witham Town Centre, Newland Street (Witham Town) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
New Horizon Travel
Phone
01206 255 255
Email
nhtltd@aol.com
Website
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) to Wivenhoe, Heath Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Witham to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Witham to Mersea Island?

The distance between Witham and Mersea Island is 21 km. The road distance is 29 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Witham to Mersea Island?

The cheapest way to get from Witham to Mersea Island is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Witham to Mersea Island?

The quickest way to get from Witham to Mersea Island is to train which takes 20 min and costs £6 - £10.

Is there a direct train between Witham and Mersea Island?

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

Is there a direct bus between Witham and Mersea Island?

No, there is no direct bus from Witham to Mersea Island. However, there are services departing from Witham Town Centre, Newland Street (Witham Town) and arriving at Wivenhoe, Heath Road via Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

How long does it take to get from Witham to Mersea Island?

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