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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Grays to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$30 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 71 / ...

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grays to Colchester 49.4 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Grays to Colchester 49.4 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Grays to Colchester is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grays to Colchester is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 50 min.

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The distance between Grays and Colchester is 38 miles. The road distance is 49.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Grays to Colchester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grays station to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grays to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Grays and arriving at Colchester via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Grays to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 38.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Grays to Colchester via London Fenchurch Street and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grays to Colchester via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Grays to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Grays to Colchester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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