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There are 5 ways to get from Takeley to Colchester by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Takeley, The Four Ashes to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street 133

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester National Express / ...

$8 - $21

Line 133 bus, bus  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Takeley, The Four Ashes to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park 133
  2. Take the bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street 70 / ...

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  37m

  1. Take a taxi from Takeley to Colchester 31.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  37m

  1. Drive from Takeley to Colchester 31.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Takeley to Colchester is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Takeley to Colchester is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Takeley, The Four Ashes and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between Takeley and Colchester is 27 miles. The road distance is 31.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Takeley to Colchester without a car is to bus which takes 1h 18m and costs £4 - £7.

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The bus from Takeley, The Four Ashes to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street takes 1h 18m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Takeley to Colchester bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Takeley, The Four Ashes station.

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Takeley to Colchester bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Takeley to Colchester is 31 miles. It takes approximately 37m to drive from Takeley to Colchester.

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There are 253+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Takeley to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Takeley to Colchester twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 18m.

Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Takeley, The Four Ashes to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Takeley, The Four Ashes to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
National Express
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Takeley to Colchester
Ave. Duration
37m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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