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There are 5 ways to get from Maldon to Colchester by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  50m

  1. Take the bus from Maldon Town Centre, The Swan Hotel to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street 75 / ...

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  44m

  1. Take the rideshare from Maldon to Colchester 21.6 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Line 90 bus, train  •  53m

  1. Take the line 90 bus from Maldon Town Centre, All Saints Church to Witham, Railway Station 90
  2. Take the train from Witham (Essex) to Colchester

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  26m

  1. Take a taxi from Maldon to Colchester 21.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  26m

  1. Drive from Maldon to Colchester 21.4 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maldon to Colchester is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Maldon to Colchester is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maldon Town Centre, The Swan Hotel and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, Head Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50m.

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The distance between Maldon and Colchester is 15 miles. The road distance is 21.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Maldon to Colchester without a car is to bus which takes 50m and costs £3 - £4.

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The bus from Maldon Town Centre, The Swan Hotel to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street takes 50m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Maldon to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Maldon Town Centre, The Swan Hotel station.

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Maldon to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, Head Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maldon to Colchester is 21 miles. It takes approximately 26m to drive from Maldon to Colchester.

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There are 248+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Maldon to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 50m

What companies run services between Maldon, England and Colchester, England?

First in Essex operates a bus from Maldon to Colchester hourly, and the journey takes 50m. Stephensons of Essex also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Maldon Town Centre, The Swan Hotel to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Maldon Town Centre, All Saints Church to Colchester, Norman Way Schools
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Maldon Town Centre, All Saints Church to Witham, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Maldon to Colchester
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Maldon to Colchester
Ave. Duration
26m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Maldon and Colchester. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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