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Best price £ 11.33
Journey duration 5 h
Connections per day 9
First departure 07:38
Last departure 18:50
Distance 25.5 mi

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How much do bus tickets from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea cost?

The prices for bus tickets from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea will cost £ 11.33. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 22.88. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Buses from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea

How long is the journey from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea by bus?

The distance between Colchester and Southend-on-Sea is around 26 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 h. However, the fastest routes between Colchester and Southend-on-Sea take 2 h 20 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Colchester at 07:38, and the last departure will leave at 18:50. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many journeys from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea using companies such as National Express and Eurolines CH. Combined, these providers offer an average of 9 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 13 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 1 direct connections from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 8 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.