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There are 5 ways to get from Barking to Colchester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$28 - $40

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Line 5 bus, bus  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Barking Station to Romford Market 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Romford to Colchester National Express

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus, bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

Taxi  •  57m

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to Colchester 51.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  57m

  1. Drive from Barking to Colchester 51.2 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Barking to Colchester is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Barking to Colchester is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barking station to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Barking Station and arriving at Colchester via London Romford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between Barking and Colchester is 43 miles. The road distance is 51.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Barking to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from Barking to Colchester, including transfers.

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Barking to Colchester bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Barking Station.

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The best way to get from Barking to Colchester is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 5 bus and bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2h 53m.

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Barking to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barking to Colchester is 51 miles. It takes approximately 57m to drive from Barking to Colchester.

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  • Distance: 43.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

What companies run services between Barking, England and Colchester, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Barking to Colchester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barking to Colchester via London Romford in around 2h 53m.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Romford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barking to Colchester
Ave. Duration
57m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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There are 248+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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