How to travel from Basildon to Colchester

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Travel Information to Colchester from Basildon

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $41 (€37) • 1 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreater Anglia

Travel 29 miles (47 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Basildon and Colchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basildon to Colchester.

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You can travel from Basildon to Colchester 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Colchester is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Colchester:

A flight is generally $34 (€30) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $34 (€30) from Basildon to Colchester.

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this trip.

Taking a flight is usually $41 (€37) less than taking a train to Colchester, which costs on average $41 (€37) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Basildon to Colchester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 36 min.

There are alternative travel options to Colchester that can usually take longer:

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Colchester is approximately 29 miles (47 km) away from Basildon.

The average frequency per day from Basildon to Colchester is:

  • 60 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Basildon to Colchester as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Basildon to Colchester:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Basildon, Southernhay and arrive in Colchester, East Hill / High Street.
  • Most travelers board their train from Basildon and arrive in Colchester.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basildon to Colchester:

  • You can take a train from Basildon to Colchester with Greater Anglia. Cheap tickets can be found for $41 (€37) with Greater Anglia from Basildon to Colchester.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Basildon to Colchester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basildon and Colchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Colchester and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Basildon to Colchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $34 (€30) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $41 (€37) one way.

But we recommend booking Basildon to Colchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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