There are 3 ways to get from Bedford to Colchester by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$37 - $72

2 alternative options

Train via Stratford Underground Station  •  2 h 29 min

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

$48 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Colchester 76.4 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Colchester is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Colchester is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Colchester is 61 miles. The road distance is 76.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Bedford to Colchester, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Colchester via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk

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