There are 4 ways to get from Rochford to Colchester by train, bus, taxi 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

Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Rochford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Colchester

$25 - $36

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Rochford, The Square (Rochford Sq) to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) 63 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 71 / ...

$16 - $24

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rochford to Colchester 42.6 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Rochford to Colchester 42.6 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between Rochford, Essex, England and Colchester, England?

You can take a train from Rochford to Colchester via Shenfield in around 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochford to Colchester via Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn), Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) in around 3 h.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Rochford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Colchester
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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 Rochford, The Square (Rochford Sq) to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rochford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rochford to Colchester?

The distance between Rochford and Colchester is 37 km. The road distance is 68 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rochford to Colchester?

The cheapest way to get from Rochford to Colchester is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Rochford to Colchester?

The quickest way to get from Rochford to Colchester is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs £140 - £180.

Is there a direct train between Rochford and Colchester?

No, there is no direct train from Rochford to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Rochford and arriving at Colchester via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

Is there a direct bus between Rochford and Colchester?

No, there is no direct bus from Rochford to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Rochford, The Square (Rochford Sq) and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) via Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

How long does it take to get from Rochford to Colchester?

It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Rochford to Colchester, including transfers.