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Coaches from Colchester to Stansted

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Colchester - Stansted Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Colchester to Stansted. Traveling by coach from Colchester to Stansted usually takes around one hour and one minute, but the fastest National Express coach can make the trip in just one hour,

Distance30 mi (48 km)
Shortest duration1h 0m
Cheapest price£15.55
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceNational Express
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Colchester to Stansted?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Colchester to Stansted. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by coach available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express41h 2m£16.44
  • National Express

    National Express

    Book National Express from Colchester to Stansted from £16. There are 4 National Express schedules from Colchester to Stansted and you can expect on average to pay for a National Express ticket to Stansted. In Colchester, National Express departs to Stansted from 12 Stanwell St and no other station. In Stansted, National Express arrives at Stansted Airport London (STN) and no other station.

    An average trip on National Express from Colchester to Stansted takes 1 hours and 2 minutes , while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Stansted in 1 hours and 0 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Colchester to Stansted during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Colchester to Stansted?

The coach takes an average of one hour and one minute to cover the 30 miles from Colchester to Stansted. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short coach trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Colchester?

The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 10:00. To see the times for all coaches from Colchester to Stansted, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Colchester to Stansted every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Colchester to Stansted without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Colchester to Stansted; ticket prices start at £46.17.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Colchester?

Main departure station: 12 Stanwell St

Most coaches depart from the main station in Colchester.

All coach stations in Colchester:

  • 12 Stanwell St

Where does the coach arrive in Stansted?

Main arrival station: Stansted Airport London (STN)

All coaches from Colchester arrive at one main station in Stansted.

Coach stations in Stansted:

  • Stansted Airport London (STN)

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