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There are 4 ways to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  26m

  1. Take the train from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester

$9 - $13

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Bus  •  51m

  1. Take the bus from Clacton, Pier Avenue to Colchester, Kerry Court 74A / ...

$4 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20m

  1. Take a taxi from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester 15.4 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  20m

  1. Drive from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester 15.4 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Clacton, Pier Avenue and arriving at Colchester, Kerry Court. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Clacton-on-Sea and arriving at Colchester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26m.

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The distance between Clacton-on-Sea and Colchester is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 26m and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester takes 26m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Clacton, Pier Avenue station.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Clacton-on-Sea station.

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The best way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester is to train which takes 26m and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £7 and takes 51m.

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Map of how to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 26m

What companies run services between Clacton-on-Sea, England and Colchester, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 26m. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester hourly, and the journey takes 51m. Five other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Clacton, Pier Avenue to Colchester, Kerry Court
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Clacton, Herbert Road to Colchester, Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Tendring Community Transport
Bus from Clacton, DaRT Greater Clacton to Colchester, General Hospital
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Clacton, Bryans Garage to Colchester, Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Go Ride CIC
Phone
+44 330 330 8489
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Clacton, Pier Avenue to Colchester, St. Andrew's Gardens
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
livewell.oxfordshire.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester
Ave. Duration
20m
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com

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Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester, Kerry Court station.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester is 15 miles. It takes approximately 20m to drive from Clacton-on-Sea to Colchester.

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