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

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Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Wickford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Colchester

$18 - $26

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Bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

Line 14 bus, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Wickford, Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 14 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wickford to Colchester 33.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Wickford to Colchester 33.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Wickford to Colchester is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wickford to Colchester is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wickford to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Wickford, The Swans and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, High Street via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wickford to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Wickford and arriving at Colchester via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Wickford and Colchester is 25 miles. The road distance is 33.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Wickford to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £13 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Wickford to Colchester, including transfers.

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Wickford to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station.

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Wickford to Colchester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Wickford station.

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The best way to get from Wickford to Colchester is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £13 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Wickford to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Wickford to Colchester via Shenfield in around 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Wickford to Colchester every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Wickford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Colchester
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Wickford, Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wickford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Wickford to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, High Street station.

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Wickford to Colchester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Colchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wickford to Colchester is 33 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Wickford to Colchester.

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