There are 4 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, line 100 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Chelmsford
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon, Roundacre (Gloucester Park) 100

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) 70 / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon, Roundacre (Gloucester Park) 100

$7 - $9

2 alternative options

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

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

You can take a bus from Colchester to Basildon via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
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, Roundacre (Gloucester Park)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colchester and Basildon is 47 km. The road distance is 65 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Basildon is to bus and line 100 bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street and arriving at Basildon, Roundacre (Gloucester Park) via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Colchester to Basildon, including transfers.