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Colchester, ESS to London bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$14.48
Shortest Duration1h 30m
Trips per day14
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Colchester, ESS to London cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Colchester to London were $20.55.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Colchester to London is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Colchester, ESS to London?

The distance between Colchester and London is approximately 51.28 miles, or 82.51 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Colchester to London?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Colchester, ESS to London by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Monday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Colchester to London?

On average there are 14 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Colchester, ESS to London, with an average of 14 trips per day and 43 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Colchester to London. Of the 14 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to London.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Colchester, ESS to London start at $33.64.

1 carriers offer Colchester, ESS to London bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Colchester to London from $14.48. There are 14 trips per day offered by National Express from Colchester to London and you can expect on average to pay $27.96 for a National Express ticket to London. In Colchester, National Express departs to London from University of Essex Colchester and 3 other stations. In London, National Express arrives at Victoria Coach Station and 17 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Colchester to London takes 3 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to London in 1 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 14 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $27.96 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
3h 30m
Avg. Price
There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to London will depart from these stations in Colchester:
  • University of Essex Colchester
  • 12 Stanwell St
  • Rail Station
  • Thorrington
Buses arrive in London at 15 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in London for trips arriving from Colchester:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • 41 Montfichet Rd
  • Paddington Station (Stop J)
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • London Shoreditch
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Kensington Rd
  • 265a New Cross Rd
  • Stockwell
  • St Johns Wood
  • Eltham Rd
  • County Hall (Stop F)
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • London St. Pancras International
  • 75 Loampit Vale

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