Getting About


Bus No: 67 (Colchester to Mersea)
Tel: 0345 6020121
Website: firstgroup 
Occasionally the bus timetable is disrupted due to high tides, please click September and October for details.
Other bus information can be found on the Essex County Council website, please click here or essexbus for more details. The bus timetable changed on Sunday 18th February 2018.  

Bus No: 63 (Colchester to Mersea via Peldon) - please click No63_Peldon for timetable (from Sunday 18th February 2018). 


The custom built ferry boat has a ramp allowing easy access for wheelchair users and cyclists as well as foot passengers.
Brightlingsea Foot Ferry will operate a "Dial a Ferry" service in low season - April to October.
"Dial a Ferry" can be booked by calling the Harbour Office before 1pm daily on 01206 302200 or mobile 07981 450169 during operating times.

For further details on the Brightlingsea Ferry please check the website: brightlingseaferry 
Tel: 01206 302200.


Mersea Island Cars
Tel: 01206 384666 or 07850 750326

REP Cars
Tel: 07966 288898


Colchester North Station - frequent train services to London, Liverpool Street and also to Ipswich and Norwich. 
Colchester Town Station - frequent train services to Clacton.
National Rail Enquiries - Tel: 08457 484950
Website: nationalrail

lions community bus

Mersea to Colchester Town Centre weekly on a Wednesday. 
Local journeys from East and West Mersea to MICA centre. Lions Community Bus is driven by volunteer drivers.
Booking essential. Tel: 01206 385822