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There are 5 ways to get from Mansfield to Colchester by train, bus or car

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Train via London St Pancras International  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$89 - $136

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Bus  •  6h 36m

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

$33 - $61

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Colchester

$74 - $107

Bus, train, line 133 bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from High Oakham, Alexandra Avenue to Victoria Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
  4. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park 133
  5. Take the bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street 70 / ...

$86 - $133

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Mansfield to Colchester 154.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Mansfield to Colchester is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Mansfield to Colchester is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mansfield to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Mansfield and arriving at Colchester via Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mansfield to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Mansfield and arriving at Colchester via Nottingham and Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Mansfield and Colchester is 124 miles. The road distance is 154.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Mansfield to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 4h 15m and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Mansfield to Colchester, including transfers.

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Mansfield to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Mansfield station.

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Mansfield to Colchester train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Nottingham station.

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The best way to get from Mansfield to Colchester is to train which takes 4h 15m and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £50 and takes 6h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Mansfield to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 124.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

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

You can take a train from Mansfield to Colchester via Nottingham, London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 4h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mansfield to Colchester via Stansted Airport London in around 6h 36m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Nottingham to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Nottingham to Leicester
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Single
$18 - $26
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Mansfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
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
Book at
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
Stagecoach East Midlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from High Oakham, Alexandra Avenue to Victoria Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Midlands
Trent Barton
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

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Mansfield to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester station.

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Mansfield to Colchester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mansfield to Colchester is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Mansfield to Colchester.

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