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

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Train, bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Colchester Town
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75 / ...

$22 - $30

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Bus  •  1 h 39 min

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

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 351 bus, bus, line 75 bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Brentwood Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) 351
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Maldon, Lower Plume School 31X / ...
  3. Take the line 75 bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75

$23 - $24

Taxi  •  46 min

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

$190 - $240

Drive  •  46 min

  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 drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Colchester Zoo is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 46 min.

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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, St. John's Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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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 1 h 31 min and costs £16 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min 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 46 min to drive from Romford to Colchester Zoo.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Colchester Zoo. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 34.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

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

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

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brentwood Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Maldon, Lower Plume School
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Stanway, Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
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
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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