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There are 4 ways to get from Colchester to Hainault by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Hainault station Central

£19 - £27

Cheapest option

Bus, line 247 bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to London Romford National Express
  2. Take the line 247 bus from Romford Market to Fairlop, Trelawney Road 247

£13 - £16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55m

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Hainault 49.6 miles

£120 - £150

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from Colchester to Hainault 49.6 miles

£8 - £12

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Hainault is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Hainault is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Hainault. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Fairlop, Trelawney Road via Romford Market. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between Colchester and Hainault is 40 miles. The road distance is 49.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Hainault without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 12m and costs £18 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to get from Colchester to Hainault, including transfers.

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Colchester to Hainault bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Colchester station.

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Colchester to Hainault bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Fairlop, Trelawney Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Hainault is 50 miles. It takes approximately 55m to drive from Colchester to Hainault.

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There are 8528+ hotels available in Hainault. Prices start at £80 per night.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Hainault.
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  • Distance: 40.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

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

You can take a bus from Colchester to Hainault via Romford Market in around 1h 40m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
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
+44 08717 818178
Bus from Colchester to London Romford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
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London Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Hainault
Ave. Duration
Estimated price
£120 - £150
Hawk Express Cabs
+44 1473 222 222
Avenue Taxis
+44 1473 888 888

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