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There are 7 ways to get from South Ockendon to Colchester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Ockendon to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$30 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from South Ockendon, Derwent Parade to Brentwood, High Street 269 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brentwood to Colchester National Express

$7 - $11

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from South Ockendon, Derwent Parade to Brentwood station X21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Colchester

$16 - $24

Line 370 bus, train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 370 bus from South Ockendon, Elwick Road to Romford Station 370
  2. Take the train from Romford to Colchester Town

$24 - $34

Bus via Chelmsford City Centre, station  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 100
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Ockendon to Colchester 49.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from South Ockendon to Colchester 49.4 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from South Ockendon to Colchester is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Ockendon to Colchester is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Ockendon to Colchester. However, there are services departing from South Ockendon, Derwent Parade and arriving at Colchester via Brentwood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between South Ockendon and Colchester is 38 miles. The road distance is 49.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Ockendon to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from South Ockendon to Colchester, including transfers.

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South Ockendon to Colchester bus services, operated by NIBSbuses, depart from South Ockendon, Derwent Parade station.

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The best way to get from South Ockendon to Colchester is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £23 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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South Ockendon to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Ockendon to Colchester is 49 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from South Ockendon to Colchester.

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Map of how to get from South Ockendon to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 37.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between South Ockendon, England and Colchester, England?

You can take a train from South Ockendon to Colchester via West Ham, West Ham station, Stratford station, and Stratford (London) in around 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Ockendon to Colchester via Brentwood in around 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Ockendon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Colchester
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Romford to Colchester Town
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from South Ockendon, Derwent Parade to Brentwood station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from South Ockendon, Derwent Parade to Brentwood, High Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ensignbus.com
NIBSbuses
Phone
01268 767870
Website
nibsbuses.com
Bus from South Ockendon, Derwent Parade to Brentwood station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
NIBSbuses
Bus from South Ockendon, Derwent Parade to Brentwood, High Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
NIBSbuses
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 Brentwood to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from South Ockendon, Elwick Road to Romford Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from South Ockendon to Colchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
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
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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