There are 4 ways to get from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester by train, bus, subway or car

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Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hemel Hempstead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$35 - $52

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Line 724 bus, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Ellenbrook Lane to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 724
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 70 / ...

$30 - $35

2 alternative options

Line 320 bus, Tube, train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 320 bus from Adeyfield, Great Road to Rickmansworth Railway Station 320
  2. Take the Tube from Rickmansworth Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$34 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester 75.8 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Adeyfield, School and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) via Ellenbrook Lane, Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Hemel Hempstead and Colchester is 59 miles. The road distance is 75.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester, including transfers.

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Hemel Hempstead to Colchester bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), depart from Ellenbrook Lane station.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 724 bus and bus, which costs and takes 5 h 17 min.

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Hemel Hempstead to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hemel Hempstead to Colchester is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 58.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

What companies run services between Hemel Hempstead, England and Colchester, England?

You can take a train from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester via London Euston, Euston Square Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester via Ellenbrook Lane, Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn), Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn), and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 5 h 17 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Adeyfield, Great Road to Rickmansworth Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Ellenbrook Lane to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com

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