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London to Clacton-on-Sea by train

It takes an average of 1h 32m to travel from London to Clacton-on-Sea by train, over a distance of around 58 miles (94 km). There are normally 37 trains per day travelling from London to Clacton-on-Sea and tickets for this journey start from £10 when you book in advance.

First train

04:23

Last train

23:18

Departure station

London

Arrival station

Clacton-on-Sea

Journey time

From 1h 26m

Distance

58 miles (94 km)

Frequency

37 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £10

Train operators

Greater Anglia

Travelling by train from London to Clacton On Sea

Planning a sunny day out and looking to travel from London to Clacton-on-Sea by train? You've come to the right place!

The train from London to Clacton-on-Sea usually takes around 1h 32m but can take just 1h 26m on the fastest Greater Anglia services, with around 33 trains running on this popular route per day. Trains are direct, so once you’re on board you can sit back, relax and stay connected with free WiFi available on most services.

If you’re heading for a relaxing day at Clacton Beach or a wander around the arcades, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you use a Railcard or travel during Off-Peak times.

Keen to book your train tickets from London to Clacton-on-Sea? No need to wait, start a search with us today! Want to learn a bit more about the journey first? Find ticket options, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs below including first and last train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London to Clacton-on-Sea? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Clacton-on-Sea take?

The average journey time by train between London and Clacton-on-Sea is 1 hour and 32 minutes, with around 37 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Clacton-on-Sea by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Clacton-on-Sea is 1 hour and 26 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Clacton-on-Sea cost?

Train ticket prices from London to Clacton-on-Sea can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London to Clacton-on-Sea?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Clacton-on-Sea without having to change trains. There are 37 direct trains from London to Clacton-on-Sea each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London to Clacton-on-Sea leave?

The first train from London to Clacton-on-Sea leaves at 04:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Clacton-on-Sea leave?

The last train from London to Clacton-on-Sea leaves at 23:18. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London and Clacton-on-Sea by train?

Trains travelling from London to Clacton-on-Sea cover a distance of around 58 miles (94 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Clacton-on-Sea to London.

Cheap train tickets from London to Clacton-on-Sea

Train tickets from London to Clacton-on-Sea start at £10 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Clacton-on-Sea is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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