There are 5 ways to get from Epping to Colchester by subway, train, bus, 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

Tube, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the Tube from Epping Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Central
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$28 - $41

Cheapest option

Line 46 bus, bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 46 bus from Ongar, Four Wantz to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 46 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 71 / ...

$15 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus, line 46 bus, train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Epping, Church to Ongar, Four Wantz 420 / ...
  2. Take the line 46 bus from Ongar, Four Wantz to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 46 / ...
  3. Take the train from Chelmsford to Colchester

$20 - $31

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Epping to Colchester 42.3 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Epping to Colchester 42.3 miles

$9 - $14

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

You can take a bus from Epping to Colchester via Ongar, Four Wantz, Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) in around 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Epping Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Epping, Church to Ongar, Four Wantz
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Epping, Church to Ongar, Four Wantz
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ongar, Four Wantz to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Epping to Colchester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Epping to Colchester?

The distance between Epping and Colchester is 59 km. The road distance is 68 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Epping to Colchester?

The cheapest way to get from Epping to Colchester is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Epping to Colchester?

The quickest way to get from Epping to Colchester is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs £140 - £170.

Is there a direct bus between Epping and Colchester?

No, there is no direct bus from Epping to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Epping, Church and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) via Ongar, Four Wantz and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Epping to Colchester?

It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Epping to Colchester, including transfers.