There are 5 ways to get from Port of Tilbury to Colchester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Tilbury Town to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$32 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) 71 / ...

$24 - $26

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus, bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Stanford le Hope, Railway Station (Stanford Rail) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 70 / ...

$25 - $27

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port of Tilbury to Colchester 49.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Port of Tilbury to Colchester 49.5 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The distance between Port of Tilbury and Colchester is 38 miles. The road distance is 49.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Port of Tilbury to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Port of Tilbury to Colchester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Port of Tilbury to Colchester is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port of Tilbury to Colchester is 50 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Port of Tilbury to Colchester.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Port of Tilbury to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 38.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Port of Tilbury, England and Colchester, England?

You can take a train from Port of Tilbury to Colchester via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, and Stratford (London) in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Port of Tilbury to Colchester via Grays, Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn), Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Tilbury Town to West Ham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.com
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stanford le Hope, Railway Station (Stanford Rail) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Port of Tilbury to Colchester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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