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

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Train, line 100 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Chelmsford
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Basildon

$31 - $45

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Bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 70 / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Basildon 40.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Basildon 40.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Basildon is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 42 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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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Basildon station. However, there are services departing from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street and arriving at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 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 Stratford DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 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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The best way to get from Colchester to Basildon without a car is to train and line 100 bus which takes 1 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Colchester to Basildon, including transfers.

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Colchester to Basildon bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street station.

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Colchester to Basildon train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Colchester station.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Basildon is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £23 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 100 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Basildon.
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  • Distance: 29.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Colchester to Basildon via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colchester to Basildon via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 51 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 Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Basildon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Colchester to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Basildon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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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Colchester to Basildon bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Colchester to Basildon train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Basildon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Basildon is 41 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Colchester to Basildon.

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