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

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Bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Takeley, The Four Ashes to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 133

$6 - $9

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 44 min

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

$8 - $21

Line 133 bus, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Takeley, The Four Ashes to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133
  2. Take the bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) 70 / ...

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Takeley to Colchester 31.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Takeley to Colchester 31.4 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Takeley, The Four Ashes and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn). Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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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 1 h 18 min and costs .

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The bus from Takeley, The Four Ashes to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) takes 1 h 18 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Takeley to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Takeley to Colchester is 31 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Takeley 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 Takeley to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Takeley to Colchester 5 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min.

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 (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 (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
Bus from Takeley, The Four Ashes to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Takeley to Colchester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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