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

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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Witham (Essex)

£6 - £9

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Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Witham Town Centre, The George 71A / ...

£3 - £8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Witham 15.1 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Witham 15.1 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Witham is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Witham is to train which costs £6 - £9 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street and arriving at Witham Town Centre, The George. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colchester and arriving at Witham (Essex). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Witham is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Witham without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs £6 - £9.

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The train from Colchester to Witham (Essex) takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Colchester to Witham bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street station.

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Colchester to Witham train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Colchester station.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Witham is to train which takes 12 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £8 and takes 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Witham.
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Colchester to Witham (Essex) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 12 min. London Overground also services this route hourly. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Witham Town Centre, The George hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £8 and the journey takes 42 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Witham Town Centre, The George
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First in Essex
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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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Colchester East Hill/High Street to Witham
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Colchester, Essex County Hospital to Witham Town Centre, The George
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stephensons of Essex
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Witham
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Five & Five Fours
Phone
+44 1206 544 444
Website
minicabservices.com
Colchester Taxis
Phone
+44 800 644 1946
A B Taxis Colchester
Phone
+44 1206 701 701
Website
abtaxiscolchester.co.uk

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Colchester to Witham bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Witham Town Centre, The George station.

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Colchester to Witham train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Witham (Essex) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Witham is 15 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Colchester to Witham.

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