There are 4 ways to get from St Pancras International Station to Colchester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$26 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester National Express / ...

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 70 / ...

$28 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from St Pancras International Station to Colchester 59.4 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from St Pancras International Station to Colchester. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Colchester via Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between St Pancras International Station and Colchester is 51 miles. The road distance is 59.4 miles.

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The best way to get from St Pancras International Station to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from St Pancras International Station to Colchester, including transfers.

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St Pancras International Station to Colchester bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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The best way to get from St Pancras International Station to Colchester is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 59 min.

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St Pancras International Station to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Pancras International Station to Colchester is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from St Pancras International Station to Colchester.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from St Pancras International Station to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 50.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

What companies run services between St Pancras International Station, England and Colchester, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from St Pancras International Station to Colchester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Pancras International Station to Colchester via King's Cross St. Pancras, London Stansted Airport, and Stansted Airport London in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
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 Stansted Airport London to Colchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com

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