There are 4 ways to get from Witham to Colchester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Witham (Essex) to Colchester

$7 - $10

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Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Witham Town Centre, The George to Colchester, Beverley Road (Colch Lexden Rd) 71 / ...

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Witham to Colchester 15 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Witham to Colchester 15 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Witham to Colchester is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Witham to Colchester is to train which costs £5 - £8 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Witham Town Centre, The George and arriving at Colchester, Beverley Road (Colch Lexden Rd). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Witham (Essex) and arriving at Colchester. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Witham and Colchester is 13 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.

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The best way to get from Witham to Colchester without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The train from Witham (Essex) to Colchester takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Witham to Colchester bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Witham Town Centre, The George station.

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Map of how to get from Witham to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Witham to Colchester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Witham to Colchester every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 38 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Witham Town Centre, The George to Colchester, Beverley Road (Colch Lexden Rd)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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 Witham to Colchester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Witham Town Centre, The George to Colchester, Beverley Road (Colch Lexden Rd)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Other operators
Taxi from Witham to Colchester
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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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