There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Colchester by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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, Tube  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 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 Colchester

$54 - $77

Cheapest option

Tube, train  •  2 h 8 min

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

$31 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

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

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Colchester 94.7 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Colchester 94.7 miles

$220 - $310

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Colchester, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Colchester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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 1-2-3 Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Colchester
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Colchester is 105 km. The road distance is 152 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Colchester is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Colchester is to drive which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £15 - £22.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Colchester. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Colchester, including transfers.

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