• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 5 ways to get from Canvey Island to Colchester by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$33 - $47

4 alternative options

Line 100 bus, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

Line 3 bus, bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Hadleigh, Rectory Close to Chelmsford City Centre, station 3
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Benfleet to Colchester 37.7 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Colchester 37.7 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canvey Island to Colchester is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 40 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Canvey Island to Colchester is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 40 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Canvey Island to Colchester. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, High Street via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

More details

The distance between Canvey Island and Colchester is 29 miles. The road distance is 37.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Canvey Island to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £25 - £40.

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Canvey Island to Colchester, including transfers.

More details

Canvey Island to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

More details

The best way to get from Canvey Island to Colchester is to train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £25 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 23 min.

Mode details

Canvey Island to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, High Street station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Canvey Island to Colchester is 38 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Canvey Island to Colchester.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Canvey Island to Colchester.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between Canvey Island, England and Colchester, England?

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Colchester via West Ham, West Ham station, Stratford station, and Stratford (London) in around 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Colchester via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Chelmsford City Centre, station, and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station in around 3 h 23 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to West Ham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Hadleigh, Rectory Close to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Benfleet to Colchester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 247+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

More details