How to travel from Bristol to Colchester

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Travel Information to Colchester from Bristol

distanceDistance153 miles (246 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $92
fastestFastest modeTrain • $92 (€80) • 3 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 153 miles (246 km) from Bristol to Colchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bristol to Colchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol to Colchester

Travel Tips: Travel to Colchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Colchester.
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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Colchester: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Colchester from Bristol is by taking a flight, which costs on average $10 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Colchester:

Taking a flight is usually $14 (€12) less than taking a bus to Colchester, which costs on average $24 (€21) for the same trip.

A flight is $81 (€71) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Bristol to Colchester costing on average $92 (€80).

The fastest way from Bristol to Colchester is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 9 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 153 miles (246 km) from Bristol to Colchester.

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Colchester is:

  • 27 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Bristol to Colchester depart from Bristol, City Centre to Colchester, East Hill / High Street.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Colchester.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Colchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Colchester by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Bristol to Colchester tickets on Omio for $24 (€21).
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Colchester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Bristol to Colchester for $92 (€80).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bristol to Colchester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Stansted or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bristol and Colchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Colchester and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Bristol to Colchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $24 (€21) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $92 (€80) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bristol to Colchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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