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There are 3 ways to get from Colchester to Waterloo Station by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, subway  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Waterloo station Jubilee

$25 - $35

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Bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Waterloo Rail Station National Express

$18 - $29

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Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Colchester to Waterloo Station 60.8 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Waterloo Station is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Waterloo Station is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Waterloo Station station. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at London Waterloo Rail Station via Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Colchester and Waterloo Station is 51 miles. The road distance is 60.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Waterloo Station without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 16m and costs £18 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from Colchester to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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

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Colchester to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Waterloo Rail Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Waterloo Station is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Colchester to Waterloo Station.

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There are 9333+ hotels available in Waterloo Station. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 51.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

What companies run services between Colchester, England and Waterloo Station, England?

You can take a bus from Colchester to Waterloo Station via Stansted Airport London and London Waterloo Rail Station in around 2h 38m.

Train operators
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.

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+44 08717 818178
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nationalexpress.com
Bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Waterloo Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
National Express

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