How to get from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea

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Travel Information to Clacton-on-Sea from Chelmsford

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreater Anglia or Greater Anglia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 29 miles (47 km) from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Greater Anglia or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea.

Travel Tips: Travel from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea

Travel to Clacton-on-Sea easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea.

You can travel from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Clacton-on-Sea:

A flight is about £18 less than a coach, which costs on average £18 for this route.

A flight journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Clacton-on-Sea by ferry, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.

A flight is generally £18 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £18 from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea.

The fastest way from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea is by train with an average journey time of 42 min.

Other travel options to Clacton-on-Sea from Chelmsford can usually take longer:

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You should expect to travel around 29 miles (47 km) from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea.

The average frequency per day from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea is:

  • Around 20 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea:

  • Coaches most often depart from Chelmsford at Chelmsford, Station (Stand VA) and arrive in Clacton-on-Sea at Clacton-on-Sea, Skelmersdale Road.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Greater Anglia for coaches to Clacton-on-Sea. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greater Anglia Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Greater Anglia can take you to Clacton-on-Sea by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Greater Anglia from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea for £18.
Your journey from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea doesn't have to end in Clacton-on-Sea. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Romford or Colchester. If you’d like to add London, Romford or Colchester to your Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Clacton-on-Sea today!

Before travelling from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £18 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £1 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this trip is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £18 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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