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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire in Colchester

The historic county of Essex is home to Colchester, a city with so much history you’re bound to fall in love with it. Colchester is on the doorstep to the beautiful Constable County, a setting which is listed as being a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and if you want pure entertainment and sights to go and see, there’s plenty of that too.

Colchester Castle and the surrounding park are beautifully maintained and offer a naturally relaxed setting that works in all weathers. Lexden Park is a local nature reserve that’s perfect for group walking trips when you want to stretch your legs and Colchester Arts Centre and Coda Colchester provide plenty of entertainment and enjoyment

Put this all together and you start to see why Colchester is a popular destination for groups who are planning anything from day trips to weddings.

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Why choose coach hire in Colchester?

Choosing SMC Coach Hire is a convenient and cost-effective solution when you need to book travel for weddings at Colchester Town Hall and Charter Hall. With all of the convenience of your own vehicle, but none of the hassle, hiring a coach for the day is the stress-free to make sure the bride is always the last one to arrive. Perfect when you need to make sure the day runs like clockwork.

From the moment you connect with one of our trusted travel experts, you’ll be guided through everything you need to know without delay. We could even provide drop off services across multiple locations to accommodate those who are staying in different hotels in the surrounding countryside.

Hiring a minibus in Colchester

SMC’s minibus hire service is a popular way for smaller groups to get to Stansted Airport in around an hour. However for those of you who are travelling a little more locally, having your driver for the day take you to Culver Square Shopping Centre is a great idea. Your driver will make use of convenient drop off and pick up bays, allowing you to make your way from the main shopping district to eateries like Turtle Bay where you can sample Caribbean cuisine cooked the right way.

Simply leave the logistics to us and get ready to sit back, relax, and enjoy your day out in Colchester like never before thanks to SMC's minibus hire service.

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SMC Coach Hire understand the importance of time management. Whether you're embarking on an important business trip or simply exploring a new destination, you can rely on us to ensure that you reach your destination on time, every time.



Your safety is our top priority. The coaches we use undergo regular maintenance and adhere to strict safety standards. Additionally, all of the drivers we use are trained professionals who prioritize the well-being of passengers throughout the journey.


Customized Solutions

Every group is unique, and we tailor our services to meet your specific requirements. Whether you need transportation for a day trip or an extended tour, we work closely with you to create a customized itinerary that suits your preferences and budget.


Year-Round Transport

Whether it's a wedding in the spring or a holiday getaway in the winter, our flexible booking option lets you have the freedom to choose a date within the year that can make the planning process for your transport more convenient and stress-free.


Competitive Pricing

We believe that quality coach hire should be good value for money. Our transport services will ensure that you receive excellent value for your investment. We offer a fair and competitive rate for all occasions.



Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. A selection of coaches we use are equipped with modern amenities, including comfortable seating, air conditioning, ample legroom, and onboard entertainment options, ensuring a pleasant and enjoyable journey.

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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire for Every Occasion

Coach Hire & Minibus Hire Services

Providing comfortable, affordable transport solutions for all occasions.


Airport Transfers

Book a coach or minibus to get the whole group to the airport.

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Wedding Transport

Transport all of your friends and family to and from the venue.

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Sports Trips

Hire a coach or minibus to get the whole team to the game.

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Our Vehicles

We understand the importance of a smooth and stress-free journey. We make sure that all of the vehicles we use are well-maintained and are driven by highly skilled drivers, we always for every passenger to have a comfortable and enjoyable experience with SMC. From small minibuses to luxurious executive coaches, we have a wide range of vehicles to accommodate groups of any size.


Luxury & VIP Vehicle

Having the touch above everything else


Standard Vehicle

Getting you from A-B with everything you need


Accessible Vehicles

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Why choose SMC Coach Hire?

With over 10 years of experience in the private hire industry, it's our commitment to customer satisfaction that sets us apart (and what keeps us going).

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Coach Hire Reviews

Heather O'Donnell

"Our driver Andrew was brilliant, he rang to tell me that he would be a few minutes late due to a traffic accident, as we were travelling to Norfolk on a pilgrimage."

Dawn Monagham

"All the staff at the office were very efficient came back with information very promptly Kevin our lovely driver was a joy to travel with I would highly recommend this company."

Sam Bennett

"SMC provided a great, friendly service. They arrived in plenty of time...We highly recommend them and will be using them again in the future. Thank you!"

Neil B

"Very quick responses to questions throughout, great advice when talking about the logistics of the trips needed and faultless service from the driver throughout the event. Totally put my mind at ease to let me focus on getting our daughter married."

Jon Barrett

"I used SMC Coach Hire for the first time this year. I was delighted with every element of their service. All in all excellent service and I will be using them for all my coach needs from hereonin."

Charlie Henson

"We used SMC to transport guests from the church to the reception at our wedding. They were brilliant throughout. Very helpful staff with a difficult location and all went well on the day. Highly recommend."

Robert Kay

"Would use this Company again, they were on time for drop off and collection and driver was very nice and helpful, and his driving was very good and we felt very safe not the same with other companies. Thank you."

Lonsdale Salisbury

"Easy to request booking.Good communication, Leading up to travel, day before travel and on day of travel. Easy to contact with changes to flight time. Accommodated changes. Arrived on time. Friendly driver. Overall very good experience. Would recommend."

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