There are 5 ways to get from Colchester to Basildon by train, bus, 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

Train, bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) 70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Fenchurch Street to Basildon

$32 - $45

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Basildon 40.6 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Basildon 40.6 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Basildon is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Basildon is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 42 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Basildon is 29 miles. The road distance is 40.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Colchester to Basildon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Basildon station. However, there are services departing from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street and arriving at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Basildon via London Fenchurch Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Basildon without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £12 - £18.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Basildon.
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  • Distance: 29.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Colchester, England and Basildon, England?

You can take a train from Colchester to Basildon via London Liverpool Street and London Fenchurch Street in around 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colchester to Basildon via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from London Fenchurch Street to Basildon
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Basildon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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