There are 5 ways to get from Thorpe Park to Colchester by train, bus or car

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Train via Staines Railway Station  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Staines to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$36 - $52

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Bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Colchester National Express / ...

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Chertsey to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$35 - $52

Train, bus  •  4 h 24 min

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

$36 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Thorpe Park to Colchester 98.5 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thorpe Park to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Thorpe Park Main Entrance and arriving at Colchester via Elmsleigh Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Thorpe Park and Colchester is 70 miles. The road distance is 98.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Thorpe Park to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Thorpe Park to Colchester, including transfers.

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Thorpe Park to Colchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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The best way to get from Thorpe Park to Colchester is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 46 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thorpe Park to Colchester is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Thorpe Park to Colchester.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thorpe Park to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 69.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

What companies run services between Thorpe Park, Surrey, England and Colchester, England?

You can take a train from Thorpe Park to Colchester via Thorpe Park Grounds, Staines Railway Station, Staines, London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, and Stratford (London) in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Thorpe Park to Colchester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Staines to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chertsey to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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 Stratford (London) to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Richmond NLL to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Bus operators
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
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 Heathrow Airport London T5 to Colchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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