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Overview: Bus from Cardiff to Colchester

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 30 min
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Cardiff to Colchester cover the 177 miles (285 km) long route taking on average 7 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Colchester, East Hill / High Street.

Bus companies: National Express from Cardiff to Colchester

National Express will get you to Colchester from Cardiff at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Cardiff and Colchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When purchasing your National Express bus tickets between Cardiff and Colchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Colchester from Cardiff

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    FAQs

    How far is Colchester from Cardiff by bus?

    The Cardiff to Colchester bus distance is approximately 177 miles (285 km).

    How long is a bus from Cardiff to Colchester on average?

    The bus time from Cardiff to Colchester is on average 7 h 30 min  for the 177 miles (285 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Colchester from Cardiff by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What station does the bus from Cardiff to Colchester depart from? Which Colchester bus station do I come into from Cardiff?

    There are a few bus stations in Cardiff to start your journey from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). In Colchester you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Colchester, East Hill / High Street and Colchester, Stanwell Street.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Colchester, East Hill / High Street.

    Where do I find the Cardiff bus station to Colchester? Where is the Colchester bus station?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 0.2 miles (425 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Colchester, East Hill / High Street, located 0.1 miles (167 m) away from the city center.

    What bus providers go from Cardiff to Colchester?

    When taking a bus from Cardiff to Colchester, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Colchester. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Cardiff and Colchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

    When does the first bus depart from Cardiff to Colchester? When does the last bus depart from Cardiff to Colchester?

    You can take the first bus from Cardiff to Colchester at 11: 45 AM. The last bus from Cardiff to Colchester that you can take departs at 11: 45 AM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Cardiff to Colchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

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