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from Ilford to Colchester

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May 20
$33Greater Anglia
$19National Express
May 21
$31Greater Anglia
$16National Express

Travel Information from Ilford to Colchester

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $32
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€23) • 1 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $32 (€29) • 1 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Travel 42 miles (68 km) by bus or train from Ilford to Colchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ilford to Colchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ilford to Colchester

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 Ilford to Colchester.

How do I reach Colchester from Ilford?

There are 2 ways to travel to Colchester from Ilford including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Ilford to Colchester?

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Colchester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€23) compared to other travel options to Colchester:

Taking a bus is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a train to Colchester, which costs on average $32 (€29) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Ilford to Colchester?

The quickest way to travel from Ilford to Colchester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 4 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 28 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Ilford to Colchester?

The distance is approximately 42 miles (68 km) from Ilford to Colchester.

How many services a day are there to Colchester from Ilford?

The average frequency per day from Ilford to Colchester is:

  • 51 trains a day.

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

When traveling to Colchester from Ilford, where do I depart from Ilford and where do I arrive in Colchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Ilford to Colchester:

  • Trains mostly leave from Ilford and tend to arrive in Colchester.

Who can get me from Ilford to Colchester?

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

  • You can take a bus from Ilford to Colchester with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $25 (€23) with National Express from Ilford to Colchester.
  • You can travel by train to Colchester from Ilford with Greater Anglia, and you can find Greater Anglia Ilford to Colchester tickets for $32 (€29) on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Ilford to Colchester ends?

Many of our customers traveling from Ilford to Colchester don't make Colchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Colchester are London, Manchester or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Colchester to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Ilford to Colchester tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $25 (€23) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $32 (€29) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Ilford 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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