There are 4 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 22 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 / ...

$15 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 104 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 102 / ...

$9 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

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

$70 - $90

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Harwich to Colchester Zoo 25.8 miles

$5 - $8

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Harwich to Colchester Zoo hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 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
$5 - $8
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Harwich to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Harwich to Colchester Zoo?

The distance between Harwich and Colchester Zoo is 32 km. The road distance is 41 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Harwich to Colchester Zoo is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 28 min.

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

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

Is there a direct bus between Harwich and Colchester Zoo?

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 48 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Harwich to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.