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

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Train, bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester Town to Wivenhoe
  2. Take the bus from Wivenhoe, Co-op to Brightlingsea, Bateman Road 62 / ...

$7 - $8

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place 62 / ...

$6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Brightlingsea 9.9 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Brightlingsea 9.9 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Walk from Colchester to Brightlingsea 9.5 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars and arriving at Brightlingsea, Victoria Place. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Brightlingsea is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Brightlingsea without a car is to train and bus which takes 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Colchester to Brightlingsea, including transfers.

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Colchester to Brightlingsea bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars station.

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Colchester to Brightlingsea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Brightlingsea, Victoria Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Brightlingsea is 10 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Colchester to Brightlingsea.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Brightlingsea. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Brightlingsea.
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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

First in Essex operates a bus from Colchester to Brightlingsea every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 45 min. New Horizon Travel also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Wivenhoe, Co-op to Brightlingsea, Bateman Road
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Brightlingsea, Victoria Place
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
New Horizon Travel
Phone
01206 255 255
Email
nhtltd@aol.com
Website
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Wivenhoe, Co-op to Brightlingsea, Colne School
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester, Mascot Square to Brightlingsea, Station Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
horizonbus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Wivenhoe, Co-op to Brightlingsea, Colne School
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Brightlingsea
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
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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