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

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Train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Oakham

£61 - £95

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Bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London 250 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Peterborough
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Uppingham, North Street East 47

£13 - £19

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 59m

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

£47 - £74

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Colchester to Uppingham 110.9 miles

£18 - £27

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Uppingham is to bus which costs £12 - £20 and takes 5h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Uppingham is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Uppingham. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Uppingham, North Street East via Stansted Airport London and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 21m.

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The distance between Colchester and Uppingham is 85 miles. The road distance is 110.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Uppingham without a car is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs £60 - £95.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Colchester to Uppingham, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Colchester to Uppingham is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs £60 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £20 and takes 5h 21m.

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Colchester to Uppingham bus services, operated by Centrebus, arrive at Uppingham, North Street East station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Uppingham is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Colchester to Uppingham.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Uppingham.
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  • Distance: 84.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

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

You can take a train from Colchester to Uppingham via Ely, Oakham, and Oakham, Bus Station in around 4h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colchester to Uppingham via Stansted Airport London, Peterborough, and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn in around 5h 21m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Oakham
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£21 - £35
Train from Stansted Airport to Oakham
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£40 - £65
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
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 Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Uppingham, North Street East
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Centrebus

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