There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Colchester by train, bus, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Colchester is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 27 min.
The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Colchester is to train which takes 19 min and costs £8 - £12.
The distance between Chelmsford and Colchester is 34 km. The road distance is 39 km.
The train from Chelmsford to Colchester takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Parkway (County Court) and arriving at Colchester, Beverley Road (Colch Lexden Rd). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Colchester. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 19 min.
What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Colchester, England?
Greater Anglia operates a train from Chelmsford to Colchester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Chelmsford to Colchester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.
Train from Chelmsford to Colchester
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Parkway (County Court) to Colchester, Beverley Road (Colch Lexden Rd)
Bus from Chelmsford to Colchester
- Ave. Duration
- 40 min
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- $6 - $10
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