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There are 5 ways to get from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Colchester
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75A / ...

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Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo 22.5 miles

$60 - $75

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Colchester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75A / ...

Bus, line 75 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Cattle Market Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars 93 / ...
  2. Take the line 75 bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75A / ...

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo 22.5 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Stanway, Colchester Zoo via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Colchester Zoo is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 16 min and costs .

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

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Ipswich to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ipswich station.

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Ipswich to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Stanway, Colchester Zoo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Colchester Zoo is 22 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Colchester Zoo. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo.
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  • Distance: 19.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

You can take a bus from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo via Colchester, Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street, and Stanway, Colchester Zoo in around 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
hedingham.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ipswich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ipswich Buses
Phone
+44 800 919390
Email
info@ipswichbuses.co.uk
Website
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Cattle Market Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ipswichbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ipswich to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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