Getting to Walton-on-the-Naze by Car, Bus, Rail, Air and Sea
Walton-the-Naze is located on the North point of the Tendring Peninsular and can be reached within 30 minutes drive from Colchester. Follow the A120 to Harwich, then A133 and follow the Signs to Walton following the B1033 and B1034.
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Regular buses run from Clacton and Frinton to Walton Bus Station which is conveniently situated right on the sea front.
Bus information from First Transforming Travel;
Customer Services (General Info)
Timetable Enquiries: 01206 366911
General Enquiries: 0870 6082608www.traveline.info
Train services operate from London Liverpool Street. Walton is just 96 miles from London, roughly one hour by train. You can catch any train to Walton directly or for Clacton-on-Sea then change at Thorpe-le-Soken. There is, one direct service each way every day and special direct trains are sometimes timetabled during the summer. Services are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia.
Contact Abellio Greater Anglia for train times of mainline services between Ipswich, Walton, Clacton and Liverpool Street and between Marks Tey/Sudbury and Manningtree/ Harwich Town on the numbers below;
Abelio Greater Anglia Fares and Information: 0845 600 7245 (option 2)www.thetrainline.com
National Rail Enquiries – Find out details about how services are running and be informed on any disruption on your journey.http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_disruptions/today.aspx
For those considering holidaying in Walton and travelling from abroad there are a selection of airports to choose from;
Stanstead at 1hrs 28mins drive away from Waltonwww.stansted-airport-guide.co.uk
Luton at 2hrs 22mins drive away from Waltonwww.luton-airport-guide.co.uk
Gatwick at 2hrs 24mins drive away from Waltonwww.gatwick-airport-guide.co.uk
Heathrow at 2hrs 31mins drive away from Waltonwww.heathrow-airport-guide.co.uk
All these airports also have good train and bus links to London, and Walton is an approximately 1hr 30min train ride from London Liverpool Street Station.
Harwich International Port has connecting passenger services to Hook of Holland, Esbjerg (Denmark), Hamburg (Germany) and Ijmuiden (Amsterdam).
Harwich International Port
Stena Line to and from Holland: 01255 243333www.stenaline.co.uk
DFDS Seaways to and from Esjberg (Denmark): 01255 241234www.dfds.co.uk