There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Colchester by subway, train, bus or car

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

Tube, train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Liverpool Street Underground Station Circle / ...
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$26 - $39

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) 71 / ...

$22 - $32

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Colchester 61.8 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Colchester, England?

There is no direct connection from London Paddington Station to Colchester. However, you can take the Tube to Liverpool Street Underground Station, take the walk to London Liverpool Street, then take the train to Colchester. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Paddington Station to Colchester via Liverpool Street Underground Station, London Liverpool Street, Chelmsford, and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Paddington Station and Colchester is 85 km. The road distance is 99 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Colchester is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Colchester is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £9 - £15.

It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from London Paddington Station to Colchester, including transfers.

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