Getting Here

Information on travelling to Colchester

By Rail
There are frequent InterCity services between Colchester and London Liverpool Street (50 minutes) and Norwich (one hour). There are also frequent services to Colchester (and London) from Harwich International Port, Clacton and Sudbury.
For more details www.nationalrail.co.uk/planmyjourney

By National Express Coach Services
There are daily services linking Colchester to all principal towns and cities in Britain. the Visitor Information Centre has timetable details.
For more details http://www.nationalexpress.com/

By Road
There is good access to Colchester from all parts of the country via the A12, M25 and A14. for more details on planning your journey, please contact the Visitor Information Centre or the AA.
For more details www.theaa.com/travelwatch/planner_main.jsp

By Bus
Colchester Bus Station is located on Osborne Street and Stanwell Street in the town centre.

By Air
Stansted (London’s third international airport) is just 50 minutes away from Colchester by road via A12/A120. Regular Coach transfer services are available between Marks Tey Train Station and the airport.
For more details http://www.stansted-airport-guide.co.uk
or Stansted Airport News

By Sea

Stena Line from Harwich to and from the Hook of Holland.
For more details http://www.stenaline.co.uk/

DFDS Seaways from Harwich to and from Esbjerg in Denmark.
For more details www.dfdsseaways.co.uk

If you are looking to travel to Colchester by sea then take a look athttp://www.aferry.co.uk/harwich-ferry-uk.htm where you can check ferry timetables, view special offers, compare prices and book tickets.

Colchester is only 30 minutes from Harwich International Port via the A120 and only 25 minutes by train.