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There are 4 ways to get from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre by train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Eastbourne

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the night bus from Colchester East Hill/High Street to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station Lgw
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne

2 alternative options

Train, line 99 bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Hastings
  3. Take the line 99 bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Eastbourne, Pier 99

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre 109 miles

Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Colchester and Royal Hippodrome Theatre is around 3h 15m and covers a distance of around 122 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 32 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 47m. Services are operated by Greater Anglia, London Underground (Tube) and Southern Service. Typically 205 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 43m
Layover time:
32 min
Total time:
3h 15m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 47m
Journey distance:
122 miles
Services per week:
205
Cheapest price:
£42
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:43
Last service departs at:
23:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre train, subway and walk schedules

Colchester → Royal Hippodrome Theatre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Royal Hippodrome Theatre is 111.

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The cost-effective way to get from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre is to drive, which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Eastbourne via Liverpool Street station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Colchester and Royal Hippodrome Theatre is 82 miles. The road distance is 109 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs £40 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre, including transfers.

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Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Colchester station.

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Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Eastbourne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre is 109 miles. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Royal Hippodrome Theatre. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre.
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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Colchester, England and Royal Hippodrome Theatre, England?

You can take a train from Colchester to Royal Hippodrome Theatre via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Victoria station, London Victoria, and Eastbourne in around 3h 29m.

Train operators
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £55
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£18 - £26
Anytime 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£12 - £17
Anytime 1st Class
£24 - £35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Eastbourne, Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South
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
Night bus from Colchester East Hill/High Street to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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