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There are 4 ways to get from Colchester to Thorpe Park by train, bus or car

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Train via Staines  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Staines

$34 - $49

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Chertsey

$36 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Thorpe Park 98.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Thorpe Park is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Thorpe Park is 70 miles. The road distance is 98.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs £25 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Colchester to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Colchester to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs £25 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Colchester to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Thorpe Park is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Colchester to Thorpe Park.

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  • Distance: 69.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Colchester, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Colchester to Thorpe Park via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Waterloo station, London Waterloo, Staines, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Colchester to Thorpe Park every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Staines
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Chertsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Colchester to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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