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

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Bus, train  •  1 h 25 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

$14 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court to Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) X76

$10

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

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

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

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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, Angel Court. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Colchester Zoo and Clacton-on-Sea is 15 miles. The road distance is 23.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £10 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by Hedingham Omnibuses, depart from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court station.

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Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea bus services, operated by Hedingham Omnibuses, arrive at Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) station.

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Map of how to get from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

Hedingham Omnibuses operates a bus from Colchester Zoo to Clacton-on-Sea every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stanway, Colchester Zoo to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
firstgroup.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court to Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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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