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There are 3 ways to get from Sheerness to Colchester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from Sittingbourne to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$52 - $73

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station X30
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Sheerness to Colchester 87.5 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Sheerness to Colchester is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheerness to Colchester is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 30m.

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The distance between Sheerness and Colchester is 32 miles. The road distance is 87.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheerness to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from Sheerness to Colchester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sheerness to Colchester is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 6m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheerness to Colchester is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Sheerness to Colchester.

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There are 248+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sheerness to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 31.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

What companies run services between Sheerness, England and Colchester, England?

You can take a train from Sheerness to Colchester via Sittingbourne, Stratford International, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, Stratford City Bus Station, and Stratford (London) in around 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheerness to Colchester via Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station in around 4h 6m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Sittingbourne to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com

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