Colchester is within the Essex County council area, a sample local postcode is CO4 0ES. Its population is roughly 100,000. Shown below is information about bus, express coach and rail transport (plus a few other local facilities) around Colchester.





bus stops


Bus and coach Services

 Bus and coach Services
There are 295 local bus services from Colchester, listed here.
A list of the 10 express coach services from Colchester is here.
A list of destinations is shown further down this page. Click here for a list of the local transport providers. For more comprehensive information about the local transport facilities (including a listing of bus stops) click here.
Click here to book Megabus services from Colchester.

Train Services

  Train Services
There is a train station nearby.

Click here for train bookings and services from the nearest station to Colchester.


A map of Colchester can be found here. To buy local maps of Colchester click here. You can also obtain an Ordnance Survey map centered on Colchester.


Various accommodation is available local to Colchester such as Premier Inn and Travelodge. Also holiday cottages are available, for other accommodation options, click here.

Other local services

Local hospitals with transport services include:
    Colchester, Essex County Hospital
    Colchester, General Hospital
    Colchester, Severalls Hospital
Other local services
Advice about attractions and hotels near Colchester from Trip Advisor is available here, taxis can be booked here. Books about Colchester are available here.

Google Earth

Google Earth
A KML file for Colchester's transport services is available here. This can be loaded into the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) if you have it.
Please read the notes on data accuracy.

Map of Bus services from Colchester

Map of Bus services from Colchester Map of bus services from Colchester 

Destinations by direct express coach from Colchester.
(For destinations by bus and train see below, for coach bookings click here.)
Click on any place name below to get details of the express coach service from Colchester:

   Heathrow Airport, Central Bus Station
   Braintree, Marks Farm
   Stratford, Maryland Rail Station
   Marks Tey
   Stansted Airport
   London, Victoria Coach Station

Destinations by direct local bus from Colchester.
Destinations shown in bold offer access to train services.
Click on any place name below to get details of the local bus service from Colchester:

   Aingers Green
   Colchester, Ambrose Avenue
   Colchester, Berechurch Road
   Blake End
   Bockings Elm
   Colchester, Braiswick
   Witham, Bridge Hospital
   Clacton on Sea, Brook Retail Park
   Chelmsford, Bus Station
   Harwich, Bus Station
   Sudbury, Bus Station
   Capel St Mary
   Castle Hedingham
   Ipswich, Chantry Park
   Wakes Colne, Chappel and Wakes Colne R
   Chatham Green
   Colchester, Circular Road South
   Colchester, Circular Road West
   Clacton on Sea
   Stanway, Colchester Zoo
   Colne Engaine
   Copford Green
   Cornard Tye
   Braintree, Courtauld Hospital
   Colchester, Cowdray Avenue
   Dedham Heath
   Colchester, Dugard Avenue
   Earls Colne
   East Bergholt
   East Mersea
   Eight Ash Green
   Elmstead Market
   Colchester, Essex County Hospital
   Fordham Heath
   Frating Hill
   Frinton on Sea
   Colchester, General Hospital
   Highwoods, Gilberds School
   Ipswich, Gippeswyk Park
   Colchester, Goring Road
   Great Bentley
   Great Bromley
   Great Clacton
   Great Cornard
   Great Dunmow
   Great Horkesley
   Great Leighs
   Great Notley
   Great Tey
   Great Wigborough
   Great Yeldham
   Colchester, Gurdon Road
   Hare Green
   Colchester, Harwich Road
   Hatfield Peverel
   Clacton on Sea, Highfield Holiday Park
   Honey Tye
   Broomfield, Hospital
   Halstead, Hospital
   Colchester, Ipswich Road
   Braintree, Kings Park
   Kirby Cross
   Kirby Le Soken
   Layer Breton
   Layer De La Haye
   Colchester, Lexden Road
   Little Baddow
   Little Bentley
   Little Canfield
   Little Clacton
   Little Cornard
   Little Dunmow
   Little Leighs
   Little Tey
   Little Waltham
   Little Wigborough
   Colchester, Maldon Road
   Malting Green
   Braintree, Marks Farm
   Marks Tey
   Colchester, Mersea Road
   Colchester, Middleborough
   Colchester, Mile End
   Colchester, Mile End Road
   Mount Bures
   Colchester, Newcastle Avenue
   Newton Green
   Lexden, Norman Way/County High School
   Colchester, North Rail Station
   Ipswich, Old Cattle Market Bus Station
   Colchester, Old Heath
   Colchester, Old Heath Road
   Colchester, Parsons Heath
   Colchester, Prettygate
   Chelmsford, Prison
   Castle Hedingham
   Great Bentley
   Kirby Cross
   Marks Tey
   Stanway, Sainsburys
   East Bergholt, School
   Stanway, Secondary School
   Colchester, Severalls Business Park
   Colchester, Severalls Hospital
   Shrub End
   Sible Hedingham
   Smyths Green
   Chelmsford, Springfield
   Colchester, St Helena School
   Colchester, St Johns Estate
   Colchester, St Johns Road
   Colchester, St Michaels Estate
   Braintree, St Michaels Hospital
   St Osyth
   Stansted Airport
   Stoke By Nayland
   Stratford St Mary
   Chantry, Suffolk One College
   Tendring Heath
   Colchester, The Hythe
   Colchester, The Hythe Rail Station
   Colchester, The Hythe Tesco
   Great Cornard, Thomas Gainsboroug Scho
   Thorpe le Soken
   Tiptree, Thurstable School
   Tolleshunt Darcy
   Stanway, Tollgate
   Colchester, Town Rail Station
   Colchester, Turner Road
   Colchester, University Of Essex
   Clacton on Sea, Valley Farm Holiday Pa
   Wakes Colne
   Walton on the Naze
   Weeley Heath
   West Bergholt
   West Mersea
   White Colne
   Braintree, White Court
   Colchester, Wivenhoe Park
   Colchester, Wyncolls Road
   Youngs End

Transport facilities

 Place nameDescriptionNumber of services
 Colchester, Trebor  Trebor, Severalls Lane 
 Colchester, Oyster Business Park  Oyster Business Park, Brackett Group, Severalls Lane 
 Colchester, Newcomen Way  Newcomen Way, Severalls Lane 
 Colchester, Avellana Place  Avellana Place, Ipswich Rd 
 Colchester, Ayloffe Road  Ayloffe Road, Goring Road 
 Colchester, Wilson Marriage Road  Wilson Marriage Road, Goring Road 
 Colchester, St. Johns Road  St Johns Road, Parsons Heath 
 Colchester, Welshwood Park  Welshwood Park, Parsons Heath 
 Colchester, Brinkley Crescent  Brinkley Crescent, Hazelton Rd 
 Colchester, Broadmead Road  Broadmead Road, Broadmead Rd 
 Colchester, Templewood Road  Templewood Road, Churnwood Rd 
 Colchester, Salary Close  Salary Close, Bromley Rd 
 Colchester, Clingoe Hill  Clingoe Hill, St Andrews Ave 
 Colchester, Mascot Square  Mascot Square, Elmstead Rd 
 Colchester, The Surgery  The Surgery, East Hill 
 Colchester, Brook Street  Brook Street, East St 
 Colchester, St. Andrews Gardens  St Andrews Gardens, St Andrews Ave 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Coach Stop  Coach Stop, High St 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Hippodrome  The George, Colchester Town, High St 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Pelhams Lane  Pelhams Lane, High Street 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Stanwell Street  Stanwell Street, Colch Bus Stn 
 Colchester, The Albert  The Albert, North Station Rd 37 
 Colchester, St. Leonards Church  St Leonards Church, Hythe Hill 
 Colchester, Port Lane  Port Lane, Barrack St 
 Colchester, Cannon Street  Cannon Street, Barrack St 
 Colchester, Wimpole Road  Wimpole Road, Magdalen St 
 Colchester, Sportsmans Club  Sportsmans Club, Magdalen St 11 
 Colchester, Military Road  Military Road, Military Rd 
 Colchester, Mill Street  Mill Street, Military Rd 
 Colchester, Lookers Garage  Lookers Garage, Military Rd 
 Colchester, Garrison Church  Garrison Church, Military Rd 
 Colchester, Normandy Avenue  Normandy Avenue 
 Colchester, Buxton Road  Talcott Road, Queen Elizabeth Way 
 Colchester, Talcott Road  Talcott Road, Queen Elizabeth Way 
 Colchester, Rainsborowe Road  Rainsborowe Road, Layer Rd 
 Colchester, Football Ground  Oyster Place, Layer Rd 
 Colchester, Hamilton Road  Hamilton Road, Butt Rd 
 Colchester, Salisbury Avenue  Salisbury Avenue, Butt Rd 
 Colchester, Police Station  Police Station, Butt Rd 
 Colchester, Baines Close  Baines Close, Church Lane 
 Colchester, Hills Crescent  Hills Crescent, The Commons 
 Colchester, Handy Fisher Court  Handy Fisher Court, The Commons 
 Colchester, Hastings Road  Hastings Road, King Harold Rd 
 Colchester, Wilkin Court  Wilkin Court, King Harold Rd 
 Colchester, Shakespeare Road  Shakespeare Road, Shakespeare Rd 
 Colchester, Scott Drive  Scott Drive 
 Colchester, Ash Way  Ash Way, Straight Rd 
 Colchester, Baden Powell Drive  Baden Powell Drive, Straight Rd 
 Colchester, The Brambles  The Brambles, Straight Rd 
 Colchester, Church of Jesus Christ  Church of Jesus Christ, Straight Rd 
 Colchester, Shillito Close  Shillito Close, James Carter Rd 
 Colchester, Sheepen Road  Sheepen Road, Colne Bank Ave 
 Colchester, The Bricklayers Arms  The Bricklayers Arms, Bergholt Rd 
 Colchester, Enid Way  Enid Way, Post Office, Bergholt Rd 
 Colchester, Causton Road  Causton Road, North Station Rd 37 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre High Street  High Street, Colch High St 35 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Angel Court  Angel Court, Colch High St 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Short Wyre Street  Short Wyre Street, Queen Street 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre St. Johns Street  St Johns Street 15 
 Colchester, Anthony Close  Anthony Close, St Christopher Rd 
 Colchester, St. Cyrus Road  St Cyrus Road, St Christopher Rd 
 Colchester, Cloverlands  Cloverlands, Upland Dr 
 Colchester, Bruff Close  Bruff Close 20 
 Colchester, DaRTDaRT Colchester East  Dart Parsons Heath, Ayloffe Rd 
 Colchester, St Johns  DaRT St Johns, St Clement Rd 
 Colchester, Cowdray Avenue North  DaRT Cowdray Avenue North, Mason Rd 
 Colchester, DaRT Colchester North  DaRT Colchester North, Wryneck Close 
 Colchester, Parr Drive  Parr Drive, Dugard Ave 
 Colchester, St Andrews Avenue  St Andrews Avenue, Ipswich Road 
 Colchester, Railway Station Layby  Railway Station Layby, Station Way 
 Colchester, Burns Avenue  Burns Avenue, Scott Dr 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Greyfriars  Greyfriars, High St 
 Colchester, Drury Arms  Drury Arms, Layer Rd 
 Colchester, Whaley Road  Whaley Road, St Andrews Ave 
 Colchester, Gymnasium  Gymnasium, Berechurch Rd 10 
 Colchester, Bridgebrook Green  Bridgebrook Green, Hazelton Rd 
 Colchester, Reaper Road  Reaper Road, King Harold Road 
 Colchester, All Saints Avenue  All Saints Avenue, Prettygate Rd 
 Colchester, Wilmington Road  Wilmington Road, St Cyrus Rd 
 Colchester, Asda Store  Asda Store, Colchester ASDA, Petrolea Close 
 Colchester, Old Bus Station  Colchester Old Bus Station, Queen Street 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Osborne Street  Osborne Street, Colch Bus Stn 53 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Head Street  Head Street, Colch Head St 29 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Crouch Street  Crouch Street, Crouch St East 16 
 Colchester, Mountain Ash Close  Mountain Ash Close, Upland Dr 
 Colchester, Colchester Town Centre Queen Street  Queen Street, Colch Queen St 

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