Park & Ride
If you’re planning on spending the day in Colchester town centre, we recommend you use the Park & Ride service just off Junction 28 of the A12, which runs regularly to the town centre.
The service runs from 7am to 7pm and operates 7 days a week.
Long Stay Car Parking
There are several long-stay parking options in Colchester. Park just outside the town centre for as little as £2.50 for the day, or right in the hearts of town for £3.50.
There are special deals available in several local car parks.
Short Stay Car Parks
Depending on the day of week and time of day there are several fantastic short-stay deals in Colchester car parks that you will be able to take advantage of.
Find out which car park will be cheapest for your stay.
If you are coming to Colchester on a coach you will find two coach drop off points in the town centre.
If approaching from the North or East please use the coach drop-off point on East Hill (CO1 2PQ)
If approaching from the South or West please use the coach drop off point on the High Street (CO1 1TH)
Coach parking is located off Sheepen Road (Postcode CO3 3LE)
More detailed information on coach parking including waiting times and maps can be found on our group travel pages.
For Blue Badge permit-holders, there are a variety of different parking spots available across the town in convenient locations.
Blue Badge Parking bays are located in:
- High Street
- North Hill
- Castle Street
The Council provides 3 free hours parking in all off street car parks to Blue Badge holders. See CBC website for terms and conditions.
Contact Colchester Borough Council for more information. http://www.colchester.gov.uk/article/11439/Where-can-I-use-my-Blue-Badge