How to travel from Colchester to London

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from Colchester to London

You can get from Colchester to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Colchester to London on Jul 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:03AMColchester0h57 10:00AMLondon Liverpool Street
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03:05PMColchester2h55 06:00PMLondon
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08:08AMColchester0h51 08:59AMLondon Liverpool Street
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08:32AMColchester0h53 09:25AMLondon Liverpool Street
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08:55AMColchester2h55 11:50AMLondon
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Travel Information to London from Colchester

distanceDistance51 miles (82 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $43 (€39) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Travel 51 miles (82 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Colchester and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Colchester to London.

Travel Tips: Travel from Colchester to London

Travel to London 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 Colchester to London.

There are 4 ways to get from Colchester to London: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Colchester and London is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A flight is $31 (€28) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Colchester to London costing on average $31 (€28).

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to London, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $43 (€39) less than taking a train, which costs on average $43 (€39) for this route.

The fastest way to get to London from Colchester is by train with an average travel time of 45 min.

Other travel options to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 57 min.

In comparison, getting to London by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The Colchester to London distance is around 51 miles (82 km).

The average frequency per day from Colchester to London is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • 85 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Colchester to London 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 Colchester to London:

  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Colchester to London depart from Colchester to London Victoria.

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

  • National Express can take you to London by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Colchester to London for $31 (€28).
  • Greater Anglia can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Greater Anglia from Colchester to London for $43 (€39).

Yes, there are direct services available from Colchester to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with Greater Anglia with 85 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Colchester to London.

Your trip from Colchester to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Colchester to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $31 (€28) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $43 (€39) one way on average.

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

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