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There are 5 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$40 - $58

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Bus  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester National Express / ...

$16 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus, line 133 bus  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London 777 / ...
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park 133
  3. Take the bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street 70 / ...

$20 - $29

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester 83.8 miles

$18 - $26

Towncar  •  1h 24m

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Colchester 83.8 miles

$210 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester is to bus which costs £12 - £22 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport London and arriving at Colchester via Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

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The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Colchester is 55 miles. The road distance is 83.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester, including transfers.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Luton Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £22 and takes 3h 1m.

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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester.

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Map of how to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between London Luton Airport (LTN), England and Colchester, England?

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester via Farringdon, Farringdon station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Colchester via Stansted Airport London in around 3h 1m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 Luton Airport London to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Colchester
Estimated price
$210 - $290

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