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There are 5 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Colchester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 13 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

3 alternative options

Bus via Stansted Airport London  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from London Bow to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester National Express / ...

$15 - $27

Train, bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

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

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £18 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Canary Wharf to Colchester, including transfers.

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Canary Wharf to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Mile End station.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Colchester is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £18 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Canary Wharf to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canary Wharf to Colchester is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Canary Wharf to Colchester.

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  • Distance: 48 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Canary Wharf to Colchester every 30 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 30 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Mile End to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Bow to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com

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