The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Colchester to London will cost around £ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.
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2 h 50 m
3 h 14 m
Buses per day
Of the 7 buses that leave Colchester for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 83 km distance in an average of 3 h 14 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 50 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||51 miles (82 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 50 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£13 (€15)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Greater Anglia|
Coaches from Colchester to London cover the 51 miles (82 km) long route taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Greater Anglia. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £8, but the average price of coach tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Find the best coaches from Colchester to London with Omio's travel partners National Express from £8. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Colchester - London coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Colchester and London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Buses from Colchester to London are operated by National Express. Direct coaches take just under three hours to arrive in London. There are three direct coaches every day, departing Colchester at 6:45 a.m., 8:55 a.m. and 15:20 p.m. There are ten indirect coaches per day which involve a change at Stansted Airport and take between 3 and 4 hours to arrive in London.
Departure Station: Coaches depart from Colchester Bus Station which is in the centre of town and can be easily reached by any bus service in the town. One coach per day also departs from the University of Essex Colchester Campus at 8:38 a.m.
Arrival Station: Coaches arrive at London Victoria Coach Station, which is a short walk from London Victoria Underground and Overground Station. From here onward travel to anywhere in London is straightforward. Coaches from Colchester also stop first at London Embankment, which is just a short walk to Trafalgar Square.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Colchester and arriving in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Colchester, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at London, Victoria Coach Station, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre.
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