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

Bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Stanway, Colchester Zoo to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) 75 / ...
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea

$13 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) 76A / ...

$8 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea 23.1 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea 23.1 miles

$5 - $8

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 53 min. Hedingham Omnibuses also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stanway, Colchester Zoo to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Stanway, Colchester Zoo to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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 Colchester Zoo and Clacton-on-Sea is 24 km. The road distance is 37 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs £45 - £60.

No, there is no direct bus from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Stanway, Colchester Zoo and arriving at Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.