There are 3 ways to get from Colchester to Brighton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$48 - $70

2 alternative options

Bus, line 133 bus, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 70 / ...
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  3. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London - Victoria Station A20
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$49 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Brighton 110.5 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colchester and Brighton is 87 miles. The road distance is 110.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Colchester to Brighton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Brighton is 110 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Colchester to Brighton.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 86.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Colchester to Brighton via Stratford (London), Stratford Underground Station, London Bridge Underground Station, and London Bridge in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London - Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
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Airport Bus Express
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
airportbusexpress.co.uk

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