There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Train, Tube, line 61 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe
  4. Take the line 61 bus from Wivenhoe, Railway Station (Wivenhoe Rail) to University of Essex, South Courts (Univ of Essex) 61 / ...

$58 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to University of Essex National Express

$30 - $40

4 alternative options

Tube, train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$34 - $52

Bus via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 250 / ...

$33 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex 97.5 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to University of Essex 97.5 miles

$220 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at University of Essex. Services depart once daily, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and University of Essex is 67 miles. The road distance is 97.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex without a car is to train and Tube and line 61 bus which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex.
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  • Distance: 66.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and University of Essex, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Essex every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Wivenhoe, Railway Station (Wivenhoe Rail) to University of Essex, South Courts (Univ of Essex)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to University of Essex
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to University of Essex
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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