Cheap bus tickets from Colchester to London

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Cheapest

£15

Average

£21

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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15:05Colchester2h55 18:00London
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£151One-way
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12:30Colchester2h50 15:20London
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£151One-way
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05:35Colchester2h45 08:20London
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£151One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:00Colchester2h50 11:50London
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£171One-way
07:00Colchester3h50 10:50London
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£311One-way

Bus Timetable Colchester to London

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05:35Colchester2h45 08:20London
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07:00Colchester3h50 10:50London
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07:00Colchester3h50 10:50London
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09:00Colchester2h50 11:50London
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12:30Colchester2h50 15:20London
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15:05Colchester2h55 18:00London
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Sat
28 May
£19Greater Anglia
£15National Express
Sun
29 May
£12Greater Anglia
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Mon
30 May
£14Greater Anglia
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Tue
31 May
£14Greater Anglia
£25National Express
Wed
1 Jun
£14Greater Anglia
£25National Express
Thu
2 Jun
£12Greater Anglia
£20National Express
Fri
3 Jun
£12Greater Anglia
£13National Express
Sat
4 Jun
£16Greater Anglia
£20National Express
Sun
5 Jun
£34Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Tue
7 Jun
£13Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Thu
9 Jun
£13Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Fri
10 Jun
£12Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Sat
11 Jun
£13Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Mon
13 Jun
£14Greater Anglia
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Wed
15 Jun
£14Greater Anglia
£8National Express
Thu
16 Jun
£38Greater Anglia
£9National Express

Bus times from Colchester to London

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 45 m

Average

3 h 10 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

83 km

Of the 6 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 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 50 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.

Fastest
05:35Colchester2h45 08:20London
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£151One-way
2nd Fastest
09:00Colchester2h50 11:50London
0 changes
£171One-way
2nd Fastest
12:30Colchester2h50 15:20London
0 changes
£151One-way
15:05Colchester2h55 18:00London
0 changes
£151One-way
07:00Colchester3h50 10:50London
1 changes
£311One-way

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Overview: Coach from Colchester to London

distanceDistance51 miles (82 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£19 (€21)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Colchester to London cover the 51 miles (82 km) long route taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £19, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £10.

Coach companies: National Express Colchester to London

Travel between Colchester and London from £10 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Colchester to London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £10

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Colchester and London are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Colchester to London

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for Buses from Colchester to 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.

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FAQs

How much do cheap coach tickets between Colchester and London cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Colchester to London for as little as £10  in the next 7 days.

How much does the coach from Colchester to London cost on average?

If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Colchester to London coach to cost on average £19  one way.

What is the distance by coach from Colchester to London?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Colchester to London via coach to be approximately 51 miles (82 km).

How many hours does it take from Colchester to London by coach?

The Colchester to London coach duration is on average 2 h 45 min, which is to be expected when travelling 51 miles (82 km) between Colchester and London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Colchester to London?

If you're looking for coaches from Colchester to London, you can rely on National Express to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Colchester to London route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest coach from Colchester to London? What time is the last coach from Colchester to London?

The first coach from Colchester to London leaves at 04: 35   and the last coach for this leaves at 22: 21. Omio shows you the latest coach from Colchester to London timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket between Colchester and London to get the best deals?

You can find a coach between Colchester and London to cost on average £19 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Colchester to London coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.