OPENING TIMES

Monday-Saturday: 9:00am - 5:30pm

Sunday: 10:30am - 4:30pm

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COLCHESTER GREEN TRAVEL

TRAVEL GREENER

Better for you, better for Colchester

As part of our wider commitment to the environment, Lion Walk & Red Lion Yard aims to raise awareness of sustainable ways of travelling to and from the town centre.

Have a look at our graphic and check out the list below for more info on various modes of transport to work out which one is best for you.

 

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BUS

There are 8 bus stops located on the High Street serving over 900 buses every weekday, and a further 4 nearby on St John’s Street. The bus station, and 6 more stops are also close by, on Osborne Street.

You can view the full bus route by clicking HERE

The five main bus operators in Colchester town centre are:

 

First Essex

Click HERE for the timetable

 

Arriva

Click HERE for the timetable

 

Hedingham

Click HERE for the timetable

 

Regal Busways

Click HERE for the timetable

 

Stephensons of Essex

Click HERE for the timetable

 

TRAIN

Colchester has two train stations, Colchester and Colchester Town.

Colchester Station is north of the town centre, a 20 minute walk to Lion Walk. The route is also well served by buses and a cycle route, with bikes available to hire from Bike & Go at the station (see below).

Colchester Town Station is located south west of the town centre, close to the bus station on Osborne Street, a 6 minute walk to Lion Walk.

Both train stations are serviced by Abellio Greater Anglia

Click HERE for the timetable

 

COLCHESTER PARK & RIDE

The Park & Ride is located just off Junction 28 of the A12 opposite Colchester’s Community Stadium, CO4 5JA, with 1000 car park spaces available.

Buses leave at least every 15 minutes Monday – Saturday from 7am – 7pm with journey times from as little as 8 minutes to Colchester Station and 12 minutes to the Town Centre.

The car park has extended opening hours for football matches and events at the stadium.

Click HERE for more information on fares, routes and timetables.

 

CYCLING

See the Sustrans cycle routes in Colchester HERE

Cycle parking is due to be installed in Lion Walk within the next month.

 

BIKE & GO

Hire a bike from Colchester station to continue your journey.

Click HERE to check availability

 

ELECTRONIC VEHICLES – ZAP-MAP

Zap-Map is focused on providing the best possible information to support the growing Electric Vehicle community. Users can submit a new charge point for inclusion and report an issue with an existing unit.

Search for electronic charging points in and around Colchester HERE

 

CAR SHARE

The Essex Carshare scheme, developed by Essex County Council, is a free to use service that will match you up with potential sharers as a driver or as a passenger. Choose to share your car journey as little or as often as you like, with whoever you like.

Find out more and see who’s going your way HERE

Plus priority parking for car sharers HERE