There are 4 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Colchester by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 6 min

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

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Mile End to Colchester National Express

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) 71 / ...

$20 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to Colchester 56.3 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Colchester is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to Colchester is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and Colchester is 48 miles. The road distance is 56.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Canary Wharf to Colchester, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Mile End and arriving at Colchester. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The nearest airport to Colchester is Southend (SEN) Airport which is 24 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Stansted (STN) (27.6 miles), London Luton (LTN) (54.9 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (65.3 miles) and London Gatwick (LGW) (68.7 miles).

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 48 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between Canary Wharf, England and Colchester, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Canary Wharf to Colchester every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Colchester 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.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
Train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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