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

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Train  •  1h 52m

  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 320 bus, subway, train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the line 320 bus from Adeyfield, Great Road to Rickmansworth station 320
  2. Take the subway from Rickmansworth station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$34 - $50

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Colchester National Express / ...

$38 - $49

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester 75.8 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Hemel Hempstead and arriving at Colchester via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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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 1h 52m and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester, including transfers.

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Hemel Hempstead to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 4h 10m.

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

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

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  • Distance: 58.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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 station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1h 52m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Hemel Hempstead to Colchester every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Train operators
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 station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Colchester
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express

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