You can get from Manchester to Colchester by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Colchester on Dec 6 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||171 miles (275 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$28 - $119|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $28 (€23) • 9 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $119 (€99) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 171 miles (275 km) from Manchester to Colchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Colchester.
There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Colchester: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Colchester from Manchester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€23).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Colchester:
A bus is generally $91 (€76) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $119 (€99) from Manchester to Colchester.
Taking a bus is about $59 (€49) less than taking a train, which costs on average $86 (€72) for this journey.
The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Colchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 20 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Colchester by train can take on average 3 h 43 min.
The distance from Manchester to Colchester is approximately 171 miles (275 km).
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Colchester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Manchester to Colchester as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Colchester:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Colchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Manchester to Colchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Colchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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