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There are 4 ways to get from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
  2. Take the train from Ipswich to Colchester
  3. Take the bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 65 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75A / ...

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo 47 miles

$120 - $150

2 alternative options

Line 753 bus, line 754 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 753 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre to Sudbury, Bus Station 753
  2. Take the line 754 bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street 754

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo 47 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre and arriving at Stanway, Colchester Zoo via Sudbury, Bus Station and Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bury St Edmunds and Colchester Zoo is 27 miles. The road distance is 47 miles.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.

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Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by Chambers, depart from Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre station.

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Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by Chambers, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo is 47 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Colchester Zoo. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo.
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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between Bury St Edmunds, England and Colchester Zoo, England?

You can take a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo via Sudbury, Bus Station, Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street, and Stanway, Colchester Zoo in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester, Railway Station Layby to Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Chambers
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
info@chamberscoaches.co.uk
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre to Sudbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bury St Edmunds to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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