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There are 5 ways to get from Romford to Colchester Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from Romford to Colchester Town
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the bus from London Romford to Colchester National Express

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 351 bus, bus, line 75 bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Brentwood station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 351
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Maldon Prom Gates 31X / ...
  3. Take the line 75 bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75

Taxi  •  46m

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Colchester Zoo 42.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  46m

  1. Drive from Romford to Colchester Zoo 42.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Romford to Colchester Zoo is to bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Colchester Zoo is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford to Colchester Zoo. However, there are services departing from London Romford and arriving at Stanway, Colchester Zoo via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Romford and Colchester Zoo is 34 miles. The road distance is 42.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Colchester Zoo without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Romford to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.

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Romford to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Romford station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Colchester Zoo is 43 miles. It takes approximately 46m to drive from Romford to Colchester Zoo.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Colchester Zoo. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Colchester Zoo.
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  • Distance: 34.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between Romford, England and Colchester Zoo, England?

National Express operates a bus from Romford to Colchester Zoo once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brentwood station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Maldon Prom Gates
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
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 London Romford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
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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