Travel from Cambridge-England to Colchester

Bus or train from Cambridge to Colchester?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Cambridge to Colchester hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Colchester once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Book transport from Cambridge to Colchester

How to get from Cambridge to Colchester

ModeDurationPrice
From Cambridge train to Ipswich then train to Colchester.1 h 45 min£29
From Cambridge bus to Colchester.2 h 20 min£10
From Cambridge bus to Stansted Airport London then bus to Colchester.2 h 40 min£20
From Drummer St Bus Station line 13 bus to Haverhill, Bus Station, line 236 bus to Sudbury, Bus Station, then line 754 bus to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn).4 h 22 min£18
From Cambridge drive to Colchester.1 h 6 min£11

How long does it take to get from Cambridge to Colchester?

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Cambridge to Colchester, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Cambridge and Colchester?

No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Colchester via Ipswich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cambridge and Colchester?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cambridge and arriving at Colchester. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

Operators from Cambridge to Colchester

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Greater AngliaGreater Anglia
National Express+44 08717 818178National Express
Stagecoach in CambridgeStagecoach in Cambridge
BeestonsBeestons
ChambersChambers