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

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Bus, train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Colchester

$22 - $32

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, bus, line 75 bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon, Ashdon Way (Nethermayne Rail Bridge) 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

$19

3 alternative options

Bus, line 75 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10
  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

$20

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

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Colchester Zoo is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 40 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station 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 26 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Colchester Zoo is 26 miles. The road distance is 38.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Colchester Zoo without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £16 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Basildon to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.

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Basildon to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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Basildon to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Stanway, Colchester Zoo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Colchester Zoo is 39 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Basildon to Colchester Zoo.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Colchester Zoo. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Basildon to Colchester Zoo via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), Maldon, Lower Plume School, Maldon, Berridge House, and Stanway, Colchester Zoo in around 2 h 26 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
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
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon, Ashdon Way (Nethermayne Rail Bridge) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
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
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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