There are 6 ways to get from Colchester to Saffron Walden by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to London Stansted Airport National Express / ...

$17 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus, line 6 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to London Stansted Airport National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street 6

$16 - $21

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Audley End

$43 - $61

Line 70 bus, line 133 bus, line 6 bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 70 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 line 6 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street 6

$17 - $22

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Saffron Walden 40.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Saffron Walden 40.8 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Saffron Walden is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Saffron Walden is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 51 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Saffron Walden is 30 miles. The road distance is 40.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Colchester to Saffron Walden, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Saffron Walden. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Saffron Walden, East Street via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Colchester, England and Saffron Walden, England?

National Express operates a bus from Colchester to Saffron Walden every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Colchester to Saffron Walden via London Liverpool Street, Audley End, and Audley End, Railway Station in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Audley End
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Saffron Walden
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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