There are 5 ways to get from Harwich 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, bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75 / ...

$13 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 103 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 103 bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 102 / ...

$7 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus, line 75 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester, Mascot Square X15
  2. Take the line 75 bus from Colchester, Mascot Square to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75 / ...

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harwich to Colchester Zoo 25.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Harwich to Colchester Zoo 25.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Harwich to Colchester Zoo is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harwich to Colchester Zoo is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between Harwich and Colchester Zoo is 20 miles. The road distance is 25.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Harwich to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harwich to Colchester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue and arriving at Stanway, Colchester Zoo via Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The nearest airport to Colchester Zoo is Southend (SEN) Airport which is 21.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Stansted (STN) (24.5 miles), London Luton (LTN) (51.8 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (61.8 miles) and London Gatwick (LGW) (65.3 miles).

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Map of how to get from Harwich to Colchester Zoo.
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  • Distance: 20.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Harwich to Colchester Zoo every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester, Mascot Square to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street (Colch Crouch St) to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester, Mascot Square
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Harwich to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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