Colchester to Great Yarmouth by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    00:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 37m

Travelling from Colchester to Great Yarmouth by train

The fastest trains from Colchester to Great Yarmouth take around 1 hour and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 98 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Great Yarmouth.

Journeys between Colchester and Great Yarmouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Colchester to Great Yarmouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 36 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Great Yarmouth is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 05:40 and the last train is around 00:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colchester around 05:40, and the last at 00:26.

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

When to book Colchester to Great Yarmouth 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 Great Yarmouth by train.

Which trains operate between Colchester and Great Yarmouth?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia

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

Find journey information for Great Yarmouth to Colchester

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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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