Times, Prices, Directions
Stanway, Colchester, Essex
Tel: 01206 331292
Open daily except Christmas Day
09:30 - 18:30 Summer holidays
09:30 - 18:00 Easter – September, June & July to start of holiday.
09:30 - dusk (or 5pm if later) October - March
|Winter Rate 2010||Main Season 2010||Peak Season 2010|
Colchester Zoo is located just south of Colchester. Take the A1124 exit off the main A12 following the elephant signs.
From the M25: About 40 minutes from Junction 28 of the M25 to reach the A12.
From Southend: About 1 hour’s journey, 40 miles using A127 and A130 to reach the A12.
From Hertfordshire: About 1 hour’s journey – 50 miles using A414 or A120 to reach the A12.
Colchester Main Train Station can be reached from Liverpool Street services from London within in an hour or is easily reached along the Lowestoft or Norwich networks to Ipswich and then on to Colchester. Colchester Zoo is just 10 minutes by taxi or can be reached by bus. See details below.
All bus services to Colchester Bus Station regularly connect with the Eastern National 75 for Maldon or Tiptree and Colchester Zoo. On arrival at Colchester Bus Station look for Stand 9.
On your return you should use service 75 from the Zoo, departures at 0939hrs, 1039, 1139, 1239, 1339, 1439, 1539 (Saturday only), 1556 (Mon-Fri), 1639 & 1739 during the daytime.