There are 5 ways to get from University of Essex to Colchester by bus, taxi or foot

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Bus Hedingham Omnibuses  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Essex, University to Colchester, Sportsman's Club X76 / ...

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus Arriva UK  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Road to Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars 76 / ...

$2 - $7

Bus Panther Travel  •  20 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester, Wivenhoe Park to Colchester Town Centre, Queen Street (Colch Queen St) X15

$4

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from University of Essex to Colchester 3.5 miles

$13 - $17

Walk  •  57 min

  1. Walk from University of Essex to Colchester 3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from University of Essex to Colchester is to bus which costs £3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from University of Essex to Colchester is to taxi which costs £10 - £13 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from University of Essex, University and arriving at Colchester, Sportsman's Club. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between University of Essex and Colchester is 2 miles.

The best way to get from University of Essex to Colchester without a car is to bus which takes 22 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The bus from University of Essex, University to Colchester, Sportsman's Club takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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University of Essex to Colchester bus services, operated by Hedingham Omnibuses, depart from University of Essex, University station.

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University of Essex to Colchester bus services, operated by Hedingham Omnibuses, arrive at Colchester, Sportsman's Club station.

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The nearest airport to Colchester is Southend (SEN) Airport which is 24 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Stansted (STN) (27.6 miles), London Luton (LTN) (54.9 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (65.3 miles) and London Gatwick (LGW) (68.7 miles).

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There are 249+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from University of Essex to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 2.1 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between University of Essex, England and Colchester, England?

Hedingham Omnibuses operates a bus from University of Essex to Colchester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 9 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from University of Essex, University to Colchester, Sportsman's Club
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from University of Essex, University to Colchester, Kerry Court (East Gates)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Road to Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from University of Essex, University to Colchester, Essex County Hospital (Colch Essex Hosp)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Road to Colchester Town Centre, Greyfriars
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester, Wivenhoe Park to Colchester Town Centre, Queen Street (Colch Queen St)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from University of Essex to Colchester
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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