Colchester Park & Ride

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 07:00 - 19:00

Parking information

970

Car parking spaces

29

Disabled parking spaces

0

Parent & child parking spaces

0

EV charging points

Amenities

Bike Rack
Yes
Waiting area
Yes
Disabled toilets
Yes
Height restriction
2.4m
Secure cycle lockers
6
baby changing facilities
Yes
Toilet
Yes

Pricing

You can use a ticket to hop on and off any park & ride bus all day. For example, get off at the hospital or rail station, then get back on to go to the town centre, then back out to the park & ride site. The ticket can only be used once from a park & ride site.

Adult (over 18)

Child (5 up to 18)

Concessionary

Daily

£3

£1

£1.50

Off Peak Day (Monday to Friday Only)

£2.50

(Outward journey between 1200-1500, return journey anytime)

Special tickets

Price

Group (up to 2 adults and 3 children)

£5

12 tickets for 11

£33

Disabled bus pass holders

£1.50 before 9am / Free after 9am

Children under 5 travel for free at all times

Group fare (up to 2 adults and 3 children):

All day on weekdays for £5.00

Tickets

Buy your tickets on the bus via cash or contactless.

Parking only can be purchased via Mi Permit, using location 737944 and costs £3.

Park and Pedal

Bring your bike with you, leave your car at the site and cycle to your destination. Park and Pedal is £3 per day. We have bike racks should you chose to leave your bike at site overnight. We also offer Secure cycle lockers £20 per month, which includes free parking. Please visit Bikeaway to secure your locker.

Updates / What's on

Parking for special events in Colchester and at the Jobserve Community Stadium is sometimes available. Prices may vary for special events and concerts. The car park has extended opening times on these occasions.


Car boot sales

Every Sunday all year round

Visit Capital Car Boot Sales website for more information


Colchester United - Home game parking

Fans are able to use the Colchester Park & Ride car park for home matches, which is a 5-10 minute walk to the stadium across Boxted Road bridge. When parked up, leave the car park via the path next to McDonald's. Turn left, and walk towards the stadium, entering the site via the United Way entrance.

Date

Match (kick off)

Details

Saturday, 17/02/2024

Accrington Stanley (1500)

Site already open

Saturday, 02/03/2024

Stockport County (1500)

Site already open

Tuesday, 12/03/2024

Doncaster Rovers (1930)

Extended opening hours to 22:30

Tuesday, 19/03/2024

Essex Senior Cup Final (1945)

Extended opening hours to 22:30

Saturday, 16/03/2024

Walsall (1500)

Site already open

Friday, 29/03/2024

Newport County (1500)

Site to be open

Saturday, 06/04/2024

Wrexham (1500)

Site already open

Thursday, 11/04/2024

Essex Women's Senior Cup Final (1945)

Extended opening hours to 22:30

Tuesday, 16/04/2024

Grimsby Town (1945)

Extended opening hours to 22:30

Saturday, 27/04/2024

Crewe Alexander (1500)

Site already open


Contact

If you have an event and would like to hire the site please contact essexparkandride@essex.gov.uk

Parking for special events in Colchester and at the Jobserve Community Stadium is sometimes available. Prices may vary for special events and concerts. The car park has extended opening times on these occasions

Directions

The Colchester Park and Ride site is located on the A12 at Junction 28. The what3words location is ///delight.building.downcast 

The Out of Hours number to call in the event of arriving at the site after it has closed is 0333 207 6606 (the site reference is 254917). It can take up to 2 hours for the release.

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