Travel options
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 29 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:59Colchester1h03 09:02London Liverpool Street
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£221One-way
Cheapest
07:55Colchester2h55 10:50London
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£151One-way
Other options
08:11Colchester0h53 09:04London Liverpool Street
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£271One-way
06:37Colchester0h59 07:36London Liverpool Street
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£191One-way
06:15Colchester1h04 07:19London Liverpool Street
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£161One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
28 Oct
£34Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£22Greater Anglia
£15National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£13Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£32Greater Anglia
£13National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£8National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Thu
4 Nov
Find prices
£8National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£13Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£11Greater Anglia
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Mon
8 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£22Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Fri
12 Nov
£11Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Sat
13 Nov
£11Greater Anglia
£13National Express
Sun
14 Nov
£11Greater Anglia
£8National Express
Mon
15 Nov
£11Greater Anglia
£8National Express
Wed
17 Nov
£36Greater Anglia
£13National Express

Travel Information to London from Colchester

distanceDistance51 miles (82 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £13
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £11 • 31 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a coach or train to travel 51 miles (82 km) between Colchester and London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Colchester to London.

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FAQs
How do I go from Colchester to London?

There are 2 travel options from Colchester to London: coach or train.

How do I get from Colchester to London the cheapest way?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Colchester to London. Tickets for a train cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A train is about £2 less than a coach, which costs on average £13 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Colchester to London?

The quickest way to travel to London from Colchester is by train, which takes on average 31 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 50 min.

How many miles are between Colchester and London

London is approximately 51 miles (82 km) away from Colchester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Colchester to London?

The average frequency per day from Colchester to London is:

  • Around 25 trains per 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.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Colchester to London?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Colchester, East Hill / High Street and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Colchester to London depart from Colchester to London Victoria.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Colchester to London?

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

  • You can travel by coach to London from Colchester with National Express, and you can find National Express Colchester to London tickets for £13 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Colchester to London with Greater Anglia. Cheap tickets can be found for £11 with Greater Anglia from Colchester to London.
Can I travel directly between Colchester and London?

Yes, there are direct routes from Colchester to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to London with National Express.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Colchester to London?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Colchester to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Colchester and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket between Colchester and London online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £13 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £11 one way.

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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