Getting About

FIRST BUS GROUP

Bus No: 67 (Colchester to Mersea)
Tel: 0345 6020121
Website: firstgroup 
Occasionally the bus timetable is disrupted due to high tides, please click June 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). 
Tel: 03301 020801
Website: hedingham 

THE BRIGHTLINGSEA/POINT CLEAR EAST MERSEA FOOT FERRY

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: www.brightlingseaharbour.org
Tel: 01206 302200.

CAR PARKING

West Mersea has six car parks. Please see map for locations. The full postal addresses can be found on the Colchester Borough Council website: West Mersea Car Parks 

The Coast Road area becomes extremely busy during the summer months and parking is very limited. This area is better accessed on foot after parking at the Library car park or using on street parking, but please be considerate of private driveway access.
There is plenty of seafront parking available at Willoughby car park, Victoria Esplanade car park or Seaview car park. These three car parks are very near to the beach area, public toilets, picnic areas and cafes

Cashless parking using MiPermit is available in all car parks: www.mipermit.com 

Taxi

Mersea Island Cars
Tel: 01206 384666 or 07850 750326

REP Cars
Tel: 07966 288898

Train

Colchester North Station - frequent train services to London, Liverpool Street and also to Ipswich and Norwich. 
Colchester Town Station - frequent train services to Clacton.
Website: thetrainline.com
National Rail Enquiries - Tel: 03457 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