How to get from Colchester to London

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from Colchester to London

You can get from Colchester to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Colchester to London on 28 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30Colchester0h45 09:15London Liverpool Street
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15:05Colchester2h55 18:00London
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08:33Colchester0h58 09:31London Liverpool Street
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09:01Colchester0h50 09:51London Liverpool Street
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Travel Information to London from Colchester

distanceDistance51 miles (82 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 1 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £33 • 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a coach or train to travel 51 miles (82 km) to London from Colchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Colchester to London.

Travel Tips: Travel from Colchester to London

Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Colchester to London.

You can travel from Colchester to London 2 different ways: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Colchester to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £15 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is generally £19 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £33 from Colchester to London.

The quickest way to travel between Colchester and London is by train, which takes on average 42 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 1 h 48 min.

You should expect to travel around 51 miles (82 km) from Colchester to London.

The average frequency per day from Colchester to London is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Colchester and London as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Colchester to London:

  • Most travellers board their train from Colchester and arrive in London Victoria.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Colchester to London:

  • You can travel by coach from Colchester to London with National Express, and you can find National Express Colchester to London tickets for £15 on Omio.
  • You can travel from Colchester to London by train with Greater Anglia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £33 with Greater Anglia from Colchester to London.
Omio customers who travel from Colchester to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Colchester to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £15 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £33 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Colchester to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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