London to Colchester bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from London to Colchester

Showing times and prices for Apr 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

3 h 15 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

83 km

Cheap bus tickets from London to Colchester start from $27 with an average ticket price of $37.

The fastest bus from London to Colchester takes 2h 40m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 15m and covers a distance of 83 km.

6 buses leave London for Colchester every day with 3 travelling directly.

Cheapest
National Express
01:00PM3h05
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:05PMColchester
$271One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
10:30PM2h40
London, Victoria Coach Station
01:10AMColchester
$271One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
04:30PM2h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
07:25PMColchester
$271One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
06:30PM3h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
10:00PMColchester
$501One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
National Express
07:00AM3h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
10:45AMColchester
$501One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from London to Colchester

distanceDistance51 miles (82 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$29 (€26)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Abellio Greater Anglia

Buses from London to Colchester cover the 51 miles (82 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express or Abellio Greater Anglia. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $15 (€14), but the average price of bus tickets is $29 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Colchester, East Hill / High Street.

Bus companies: National Express and Abellio Greater Anglia from London to Colchester

Find the best buses to Colchester from London with Omio's travel partners National Express and Abellio Greater Anglia from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Greater Anglia is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to intercity services. The commuter trains run at regular intervals throughout the day, while the intercity services run at peak times. The train types include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, Class 90, Class 91, Class 360 and Class 379. The ticket types available are Standard, First Class and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and refreshment trolleys. The most popular routes for Greater Anglia are London Liverpool Street to Norwich, London Liverpool Street to Cambridge and London Liverpool Street to Ipswich.

Bus information from London to Colchester with Abellio Greater Anglia:

  • Average Duration: 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $14
  • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 50 a day

FAQs: Bus from London to Colchester

FAQs: Take the bus from London to Colchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Colchester.
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Cheap bus tickets from London to Colchester can start from as little as $15 (€14) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for London to Colchester is $29 (€26); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from London to Colchester is 2 h 40 min   to travel the 51 mile (82 km) long journey. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first bus from London to Colchester leaves at 1: 00 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from London to Colchester leaves at 10: 30 PM.
For the trip from London to Colchester you can take a bus with National Express or Abellio Greater Anglia. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Colchester from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from London, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including London, Victoria Coach Station, Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station and London, Golders Green Station. When arriving in Colchester, you can end your route in bus stations like Colchester, East Hill / High Street and Colchester, Stanwell Street.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Colchester, East Hill / High Street, located 0.5 miles (820 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from London to Colchester is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Colchester from London including taking a train or bus.
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