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There are 5 ways to get from Hainault to Colchester by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from Hainault station to Stratford station Central
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$25 - $35

Cheapest option

Line 247 bus, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 247 bus from Fairlop, Trelawney Road to Romford Market 247
  2. Take the bus from London Romford to Colchester National Express

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 351 bus, bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Brentwood station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 351
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hainault to Colchester 48.5 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Hainault to Colchester 48.5 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Hainault to Colchester is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hainault to Colchester is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hainault to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Fairlop, Trelawney Road and arriving at Colchester via London Romford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Hainault and Colchester is 40 miles. The road distance is 48.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Hainault to Colchester without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £19 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Hainault to Colchester, including transfers.

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Hainault to Colchester bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Fairlop, Trelawney Road station.

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Hainault to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hainault to Colchester is 49 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Hainault to Colchester.

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There are 247+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hainault to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 40.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

You can take a bus from Hainault to Colchester via Romford Market and London Romford in around 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Fairlop, Trelawney Road to Romford Market
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Romford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brentwood station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hainault to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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