Maldon has easy access to transportation links that make it simple to travel to surrounding towns and villages, as well as a little further to nearby cities, including the hustle and bustle of the country’s capital just 40 miles away.
There are a number of bus routes to and from Maldon, as well as nearby train stations in Witham, Hatfield Peverel, Fambridge and Chelmsford. There are also a number of airports within travelling distance, including London Southend and Stansted.
The transport page aims to provide you with information regarding both regional and local transportation, including bus routes, train stations and nearest airports.
First Bus Routes / Park & Ride
First Group provide a range of direct bus routes to many of the local towns and villages, including the main routes:
- 31/31X Burnham to Chelmsford (calling at Southminster, Althorne, Mayland, Latchingdon, Purleigh, Maldon, Danbury and Great Baddow)
- 73 Maldon to Chelmsford (calling at Heybridge Basin, Heybridge, Langford, Ulting, Hatfield Peverel and Springfield)
- 75 Maldon to Colchester (calling at Heybridge, Great Totham, Tiptree, Colchester Zoo and Colchester Town Centre)
For more information on bus routes, times and locations, please visit the First Group website.
Maldon Park & Ride
The Maldon Park and Ride service operates from Tesco, travelling up Market Hill, along the High Street, down Mill Road and into Park Drive to the Blackwater Leisure Centre. Motorists can park in the Tesco car park and pedestrians can catch the bus at any stop on route. The Park and Ride bus is number 288 and operated every 30 minutes between 9.10am and 5.40pm providing the public with access to local shops and amenities.
For more information contact Maldon District Council on 01621 854 477 or visit http://www.maldon.gov.uk/LivingHere/Parking/Park+and+Ride.htm
Chelmsford (Sandon) Park & Ride
The Chelmsford (Sandon) Park & Ride is located on the A12/A414 junction and stops at Parkway, Victoria Road South, Duke Street and New London Road. The Sandon Park & Ride is available between 7am and 7pm Monday to Friday, and operates every 6-8 minutes during peak times and every 10 minutes during off peak times. The Park & Ride also operates on Saturdays between 7am and 6.40pm every 10 minutes.
For more information please visit http://www.essex.gov.uk/Travel-Highways/Public-Transport/Chelmsford-Park-Ride/Pages/Travel-Information.aspx#9
National Rail Stations
There are many nearby train stations that will take you to a variety of destinations. You can reach the hustle and bustle of the country’s capital city in around 45minutes, as well as visiting a range of local Essex towns, including Braintree, Southend, Colchester, Clacton and Burnham-on-Crouch.
You can also travel further afield to a variety of towns, cities and destinations, including Ipswich, Cambridge, Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Stansted Airport.
The nearest train stations to Maldon are:
North Fambridge (NFA)
North Fambridge train station is approximately 7 miles from Maldon. The station has a pay and display car park and bicycle storage, however no other amentities.
Station Road, North Fambridge, CM3 6NP
Hatfield Peverel (HAP)
Hatfield Peverel train station is approximately 7 miles from Maldon, and features a ticket office, self-service machine, car park, bicycle storage and rail replacement.
Station Road, Hatfield Peverel, CM3 2DX
Witham train station is approximately 8 miles from Maldon. The station features a ticket office, self-service machine, nearby taxi rank and bus services, car park, bicycle storage, rail replacement and full time staff.
Albert Road, Witham, CM8 2BS
Chelmsford train station is approximately 11 miles from Maldon. The station features a ticket office, self-service machines, car parking, bicycle storage, rail replacement, cafe's, food outlets and full time staff.
Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1HT
London Southend airport is approximately 24 miles from Maldon. London Southend currently have flights operating by Aer Lingus Regional and easyJet travelling to destinations in the UK, Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and Mainland Europe.
Southend Airport, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6YF
Stansted Airport is approximately 30 miles from Maldon and is London’s third busiest airport with around 12 airlines in operation for domestic, regional and intercontinental flights travelling to over 140 destinations in the UK, Europe and worldwide.
Bassingbourn Road, Essex, CM24 1QW
Gatwick Airport is approximately 70 miles from Maldon, and is the second largest airport in the UK. Gatwick travels to over 200 destinations in 90 countries around the world.
Gatwick Airport, West Sussex RH6 0NP
Heathrow Airport is approximately 65 miles from Maldon and is the largest International Airport in the UK. Heathrow serves over 180 destinations around the world.
Hillingdon, Greater London TW6 1AP