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There are 7 ways to get from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Marks Tey

$24 - $34

6 alternative options

Train via Colchester Town  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Colchester Town

$24 - $34

Bus, line 75 bus  •  3h 30m

  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 Maldon Prom Gates 31X / ...
  3. Take the line 75 bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75

Line 100 bus, bus, line 75 bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 100 / ...
  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

Line 1 bus, line 3 bus, bus, line 75 bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Southchurch, Ilfracombe Avenue to Rayleigh, The Library 1
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Rayleigh, The Library to Chelmsford City Centre, station 3
  3. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Maldon Prom Gates 31X / ...
  4. Take the line 75 bus from Maldon, Berridge House to Stanway, Colchester Zoo 75

Taxi  •  46m

  1. Take a taxi from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo 41.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  46m

  1. Drive from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo 41.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue and arriving at Stanway, Colchester Zoo via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and Maldon, Berridge House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Southend East Station and Colchester Zoo is 23 miles. The road distance is 41.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo without a car is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs £18 - £27.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo, including transfers.

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Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue station.

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The best way to get from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs £18 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus and line 75 bus, which costs and takes 3h 30m.

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Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Stanway, Colchester Zoo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo is 42 miles. It takes approximately 46m to drive from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo.

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  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

What companies run services between Southend East Station, England and Colchester Zoo, England?

You can take a train from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo via Southend Victoria, Shenfield, Marks Tey, Marks Tey, station, Stanway, Sainsburys Store, and Stanway, Winstree Road in around 2h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo via Southend-on-Sea, Heygate Avenue, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station, Maldon Prom Gates, Maldon, Berridge House, and Stanway, Colchester Zoo in around 3h 30m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Colchester Town
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 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
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Southchurch, Ilfracombe Avenue to Rayleigh, The Library
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, The Library to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southend East Station to Colchester Zoo
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.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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