There are 4 ways to get from Basildon to Colchester by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 100 bus, train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Colchester

$15 - $23

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 71 / ...

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Colchester 40.5 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Colchester 40.5 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Colchester is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Colchester is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs £130 - £170.

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The distance between Basildon and Colchester is 47 km. The road distance is 65 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Basildon to Colchester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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

You can take a bus from Basildon to Colchester via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Colchester
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk

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