Colchester to Croydon by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    23:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 40m

Travelling from Colchester to Croydon by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Croydon take around 1 hour and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 89 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Croydon.

Are there direct trains from Colchester to Croydon?

Journeys between Colchester and Croydon usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Colchester to Croydon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

How long is the train journey from Colchester to Croydon?

The Colchester to Croydon train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Colchester to Croydon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Croydon is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 05:47 and the last train is around 19:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colchester around 04:43, and the last at 23:03.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Colchester to Croydon train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Colchester to Croydon by train.

Which train companies operate between Colchester and Croydon?

More than one train company operates on the route from Colchester to Croydon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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