Travel from Derby to Colchester

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$40 | 4h 29min Bus$40 | 4h 29min Bus25 lb of CO2
  1. Train$46
    5h 0min · 55 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$43
    4h 51min · 27 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$238
    4h 30min · 404 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$17
    2h 23min · 27 lb of CO2

Derby to Colchester Trains

train tickets from Derby to Colchester

$47 · 5h 0min
Train
Train Tickets
About $47
Travel Duration
5h 0min
Derby - Spondon
East Midlands Trains · 3h 15minMML
Angel - City Thameslink
National Rail · 1h 44minGreater Anglia
Colchester - Colchester

train tickets from Derby to Marks Tey

$46 · 4h 52min
Train
Train Tickets
About $46
Travel Duration
4h 52min
Derby - Spondon
East Midlands Trains · 3h 15minMML
Farringdon - Farringdon
National Rail · 1h 36minGreater Anglia
Marks Tey - Marks Tey

train tickets from Long Eaton to Colchester

$47 · 4h 55min
Train
Train Tickets
About $47
Travel Duration
4h 55min
Long Eaton - Long Eaton
East Midlands Trains · 3h 10minMML
Angel - City Thameslink
National Rail · 1h 44minGreater Anglia
Colchester - Colchester

train tickets from Derby to Kelvedon

$46 · 4h 49min
Train
Train Tickets
About $46
Travel Duration
4h 49min
Derby - Derby
East Midlands Trains · 3h 19minMML
Farringdon - Farringdon
National Rail · 1h 30minGreater Anglia
Kelvedon - Kelvedon

Derby to Colchester Buses

bus tickets from Derby to Colchester

$43 · 4h 51min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 51min

bus tickets from Swadlincote to Colchester

$42 · 4h 45min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 45min

bus tickets from Nottingham to Colchester

$40 · 4h 29min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $40
Travel Duration
4h 29min

bus tickets from Mansfield to Colchester

$43 · 4h 52min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 52min

Derby to Colchester Flights

bus tickets from EMA to SEN

$238 · 4h 30min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $238
Travel Duration
4h 30min

Drive from Derby to Colchester

Driving from Derby to Colchester

$17 · 2h 23min

It's 124 miles between Derby to Colchester. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from Derby to Colchester under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Colchester by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.

Our recommendation to Colchester

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Derby to Colchester?

On your trip from Derby to Colchester, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Derby to Colchester England - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Derby to Colchester. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Colchester is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Derby/Colchester buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Derby is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Derby England and Colchester during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Derby to Colchester? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Colchester traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Colchester is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Derby to Colchester?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Derby to Colchester is by bus. The bus costs $40 roughly and will take 4 hours 29 minutes.

Is there a train from Derby to Colchester?

Yes, trains between Derby area and Colchester, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 5 hours. We recommend catching the train at Derby, which is about 0 miles from Derby. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at City Thameslink Angel, Farringdon.

How long does it take from Derby to Colchester by car?

The total distance between Derby and Colchester is 124 miles and will take you about 2 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

Travel companies on this route

East Midlands Trains
Train company
3916 routes
National Rail
Train company
3690 routes