Bus from Bournemouth to Colchester and return

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You want to travel from Bournemouth to Colchester or or vice versa? Then you can choose between one of the buses of National Express or Busbud. These providers will get you there at an affordable price. For as low as £11.40 you will reach your preferred destination within 10h 40m. But keep in mind that in times of higher demand fares tend to be a little bit more expensive. A little research most certainly pays off!

Bournemouth to Colchester Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£11.40
Fastest Bus6h 0m
Distance233.1 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express
  Bus Bournemouth - Colchester    233 km
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-64%

The cheapest coach connections from Bournemouth to Colchester

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Bournemouth
    Colchester
      09:50
      20:30
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.40
  • Bournemouth
    Colchester
      09:50
      20:30
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.40
  • Bournemouth
    Colchester
      09:50
      20:30
    3 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £19.50
  • Bournemouth
    Colchester
      06:57
      13:25
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £21.00
  • Bournemouth
    Colchester
      07:15
      13:25
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £21.00
  • Bournemouth
    Colchester
      09:50
      20:00
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £31.50
  • Bournemouth
    Colchester
      14:00
      20:00
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £31.50


  Bus Colchester - Bournemouth    233 km
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-62%

The cheapest coach connections from Colchester to Bournemouth

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Colchester
    Bournemouth
      15:25
      22:15
    7 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £10.00
  • Colchester
    Bournemouth
      15:25
      21:43
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £10.40
  • Colchester
    Bournemouth
      15:40
      21:43
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £10.40
  • Colchester
    Bournemouth
      15:40
      21:25
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £22.80
  • Colchester
    Bournemouth
      09:25
      18:35
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £24.60
  • Colchester
    Bournemouth
      09:25
      15:20
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £26.10
  • Colchester
    Bournemouth
      07:35
      13:20
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £26.40


Current ticket prices

First come, first served. It’s usually good to book a bus in advance because fares are often subject to demand. This means, the longer you wait, the more expansive your trip can be. Make use of the cheap advance fares and you might score a ticket for only £11.40. Comparing the bus fares to those of other means of transportation can also be a good idea: With a bit of luck you’ll find a good bargain for a train ride, car sharing or a flight. Keep an eye on journey times as well: With .

Bus stops in Bournemouth and Colchester

  Stations
Boundary Rd , CO4 3SQ Colchester (United Kingdom)
Stanwell Street 12, CO2 7DL Colchester (United Kingdom)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Bournemouth to Colchester and return

If you want to go away but don’t know how, we would highly recommend checking the bus schedules. Taking the bus is not only an ecofriendly option, it’s also quite inexpensive and as comfortable and convenient as taking a train or plane. In the past decade, coach operators have really stepped up their game by offering top-notch special features ranging from USB ports over entertainment systems to WiFi free of charge. On CheckMyBus you can easily find out which providers offer which services. Also make sure to check the individual baggage allowances: Most companies operating the route Bournemouth - Colchester allow you to take handluggage and one standard size suitcase on board for free. Additional or oversize luggage can usually be added for some extra pounds. Do you have all the info you need for a successful ride from Colchester to Bournemouth? Take a look at the exact location of the bus stations in both cities, check departure times and find the perfect ride. One last piece of advice: Browse our site for current promo codes. After all, everybody likes a good bargain, right?

Bournemouth and Colchester: Useful Info

Bournemouth
163,600
Colchester
109,414
Taxi
£4.28
£3.80
Bournemouth
Colchester
A taxi journey in Bournemouth is 12% more expensive than in Colchester.
Local buses
£2.50
£2.50
Bournemouth
Colchester
A bus fare in Bournemouth is 0% more expensive than in Colchester.
Beer
£3.10
£3.60
Bournemouth
Colchester
A pint of beer in Bournemouth is 14% cheaper than in Colchester.
Water
£1.23
£1.10
Bournemouth
Colchester
A bottle of water in Bournemouth is 11% more expensive than in Colchester.
Meal
£4.67
£6.50
Bournemouth
Colchester
A meal in Bournemouth is 29% cheaper than in Colchester.
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