How to get from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  59 min

  1. 75 / ...

$15 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus, line 75 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. 31X / ...
  2. 75

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. 22.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. 22.6 miles

$4 - $7

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 46 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Maldon, Lower Plume School
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chelmsford and Colchester Zoo is 29 km. The road distance is 36 km.

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

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

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 46 min.

It takes approximately 59 min to get from Chelmsford to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.