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Planning to travel from Colchester to London? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Colchester to London?

On average, a bus ticket from Colchester to London will cost you £ 21.86. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 6.66. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Journey Details

Best price £ 6.66
Journey duration 3 h 20 min
Connections per day 24
First departure 07:05
Last departure 19:50
Distance 49.7 mi
Eurolines CH-logo
Eurolines CH
Duration: 2 h 55 min
Colchester - London
08:20 - 11:15
£ 12.49
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 55 min
Colchester - London Victoria Coach Station
07:20 - 10:15
£ 13.48
Eurolines CH-logo
Eurolines CH
Duration: 2 h 55 min
Colchester - London
12:50 - 15:45
£ 14.22
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 2 h 55 min
Colchester - London Victoria Coach Station
11:50 - 14:45
£ 15.19
Eurolines CH-logo
Eurolines CH
Duration: 3 h 20 min
Colchester - London
19:50 - 23:10
£ 27.26
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 3 h 20 min
Colchester - London Victoria Coach Station
18:50 - 22:10
£ 28.17
Eurolines CH-logo
Eurolines CH
Duration: 3 h 55 min
Colchester - London
06:15 - 10:10
£ 28.27

How long does the journey from Colchester to London take by bus?

The journey between Colchester and London by bus usually takes 3 h 20 min to cover a distance of 50.3 mi. The shortest journey from Colchester to London will take you 55 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in London quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Colchester to London?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Colchester to London, which usually leaves at 07:05. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 19:50. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many journeys from Colchester to London are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Colchester to London can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 24 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and Eurolines CH. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 79 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Colchester to London. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Colchester to London varies, but in general, you can expect to find 5 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 19 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

University Of Essex (Colchester) Boundary Rd, Opp Valley Rd
Colchester East Hill/High Street, coach stop
Colchester University Of Essex
Colchester Bus Stop
University Of Essex (Colchester, Opp Valley Rd)

Destination stations

London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
London Heathrow Airport T2 And T3
London, Victoria Coach Stn, Departures Hall
London (Mile End) Mile End Rd, Tube Stn, Stop C
London (Embankment Stn) Victoria Embankment, Westminster Pier
Romford Market
London Waterloo Rail Station
London (Stratford) Montfichet Rd, Coach Stop 20, Outside Stratford City Bus Station
London (Stratford) Montfichet Rd, Stop X, Opposite Stratford City Bus Stn
Mile End
Great Eastern Rd
Victoria Coach Station
London Victoria Coach Station
Heathrow Airport (LHR) Terminals 1-3
Stansted Airport Coach Stn
Heathrow Airport (LHR) T5
London Stansted Airport Coach Station

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