Welcome to Network Colchester serving Colchester and the surrounding area

Travelling to Stansted Airport? The SX Connect service 133 operates 7 days a week from early in the morning to late at night. Check out the new SX Connect website www.sxconnect.com

We hope this web-site helps you plan your journey. If you have any further questions please call us on 0344 800 4411

Our Services

1/1A Shrub End - Prettygate - Town Centre - Greenstead
Up to every 10 mins
2 Horkesley Heath - Town Centre - St Johns - Highwoods - Severalls Business Park - Gavin Way
Up to every 15 mins
4 Stanway - Lexden - Shrub End - Colchester
Three journeys each way
8 Monkwick - Town Centre - Colchester Hospital - Highwoods
Up to every 10 mins
133 Colchester - Marks Tey - Braintree - Great Dunmow - Stansted Airport
Up to every hour

Network Colchester Season Tickets are valid on all of the routes shown above apart from the sxconnect 133 where they are only valid for journeys starting or ending between Marks Tey and University of Essex, Colchester.

In addition Network Colchester operates services on behalf of Essex County Council. For all timetables and details please click here.

The information within this web-site gives you information about our Network Colchester services and other services we operate on behalf of Essex County Council. For the full timetables for the services we operate on behalf of Essex County Council, or for information on bus services operated by other operators in Colchester, please contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or go to the Traveline website

Bus Driver Vacancy

There are bus driver vacancies at our Harlow and Colchester depots.
Please contact our HR Team at

Service update

Following re-tendering of the Essex County Council contracts to run Sunday Services 1A, 102 and 352, these will be run, with effect from 30th August 2015, by First rather than Network Colchester.

Colchester Park and Ride

We are pleased to provide the new Colchester Park and Ride service on behalf of Essex County Council.
For full details, please see the Park & Ride leaflet.