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

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Recommended option

Line 100 bus, train, bus  •  2 h 5 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
  3. Take the bus from Colchester, Groves Close (B'Yellow Depo) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 8 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75 / ...

$21 - $38

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, bus, line 75 bus  •  2 h 49 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, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Maldon, Lower Plume School 31X / ...
  3. Take the line 75 bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75

$16 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$37 - $65

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Colchester Zoo 38.6 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Colchester Zoo 38.6 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The distance between Basildon and Colchester Zoo is 42 km. The road distance is 62 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Colchester Zoo is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Basildon to Colchester Zoo is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs £130 - £160.

No, there is no direct bus from Basildon to Colchester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Stanway, Colchester Zoo via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and Maldon, Berridge House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Basildon to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Basildon to Colchester Zoo via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, Stratford (London), Colchester, Colchester, Groves Close (B'Yellow Depo), Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St), Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St), and Stanway, Colchester Zoo in around 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Colchester Zoo via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), Maldon, Lower Plume School, Maldon, Berridge House, and Stanway, Colchester Zoo in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
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 Colchester, Groves Close (B'Yellow Depo) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Maldon, Lower Plume School
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester, Groves Close (B'Yellow Depo) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Railway Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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