Travel from Rotterdam to Colchester

Bus or train from Rotterdam to Colchester?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Rotterdam to Colchester hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam to Colchester once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Rotterdam to Colchester

From Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron AA line 33 bus to Rotterdam airport, fly to London City airport, train to Stratford (London), then train to Colchester. 3 h 29 min $143. From Rotterdam Centraal train to Amsterdam airport, fly to Norwich airport, line 501 bus to Norwich City Centre, Castle Meadow, bus to Norwich, then train to Colchester. 4 h 13 min $211. From Rotterdam Centraal train to Amsterdam airport, fly to London City airport, train to Stratford (London), then train to Colchester. 4 h 41 min $151. From Rotterdam Centraal train to Amsterdam airport, fly to Southend airport, train to Shenfield, then train to Colchester. 4 h 56 min $121. From Rotterdam Centraal train to Amsterdam airport, fly to London Stansted airport, then bus to Colchester. 5 h 21 min $109. From Rotterdam Centraal train to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, train to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Tube to London Liverpool Street, then train to Colchester. 6 h 25 min $268. From Rotterdam Centraal train to Hook of Holland, car ferry to Harwich International Port, Harwich International Station (Harwich Port), then bus to Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars. 10 h 30 min $75. From Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS bus to London Victoria Coach Station, bus to Stansted Airport London, then bus to Colchester. 12 h 46 min $112. From Rotterdam drive to Calais, Eurotunnel to Folkestone, then drive to Colchester. 5 h 12 min $263. From Rotterdam drive to Calais, car ferry to Dover, then drive to Colchester. 6 h 12 min $113.
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      1 Fly Rotterdam to London City, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $93 - $322
      • Duration: 3 h 29 min
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      2 Train to Amsterdam, fly to Norwich, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $136 - $392
      • Duration: 4 h 13 min
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      3 Train to Amsterdam, fly to London City, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $98 - $330
      • Duration: 4 h 41 min
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      4 Train to Amsterdam, fly to Southend, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $77 - $227
      • Duration: 4 h 56 min
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      5 Train to Amsterdam, fly to London Stansted, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $61 - $225
      • Duration: 5 h 21 min
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      7 Car ferry
      • One-Way approx: USD $69 - $77
      • Duration: 10 h 30 min
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      8 Bus
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      • Duration: 12 h 46 min
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      9 Drive, Eurotunnel
      • One-Way approx: USD $249 - $282
      • Duration: 5 h 12 min
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      10 Drive, car ferry
      • One-Way approx: USD $94 - $138
      • Duration: 6 h 12 min
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