There are 4 ways to get from Grays to Colchester Zoo by 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

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Grays to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$38 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus, line 75 bus  •  3 h 35 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, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Maldon, Lower Plume School 31X / ...
  3. Take the line 75 bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75

$16 - $24

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grays to Colchester Zoo 47.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Grays to Colchester Zoo 47.6 miles

$10 - $15

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

You can take a train from Grays to Colchester Zoo via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, Stratford (London), Colchester, Colchester, Groves Close (B'Yellow Depo), Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St), Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St), and Stanway, Colchester Zoo in around 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grays to Colchester Zoo via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), Maldon, Lower Plume School, Maldon, Berridge House, and Stanway, Colchester Zoo in around 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Grays to West Ham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Maldon, Lower Plume School
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Grays to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Grays to Colchester Zoo?

The distance between Grays and Colchester Zoo is 56 km. The road distance is 76 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Grays to Colchester Zoo?

The cheapest way to get from Grays to Colchester Zoo is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 48 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Grays to Colchester Zoo?

The quickest way to get from Grays to Colchester Zoo is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs £95 - £120.

Is there a direct bus between Grays and Colchester Zoo?

No, there is no direct bus from Grays to Colchester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) and arriving at Stanway, Colchester Zoo via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and Maldon, Berridge House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Grays to Colchester Zoo?

It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Grays to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.