There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Colchester
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75 / ...

$16 - $25

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Bus, line 75 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Maldon, Lower Plume School 31X / ...
  2. Take the line 75 bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75

$12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo 22.6 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo 22.6 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at Stanway, Colchester Zoo via Maldon, Berridge House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Colchester Zoo is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo without a car is to train and bus which takes 53 min and costs £12 - £19.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral station.

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Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Stanway, Colchester Zoo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo is 23 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Colchester Zoo. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Colchester Zoo, England?

You can take a bus from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo via Maldon, Lower Plume School, Maldon, Berridge House, and Stanway, Colchester Zoo in around 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Maldon, Lower Plume School
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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