Colchester to Leeds by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 37m

Travelling from Colchester to Leeds by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Leeds take around 3 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 269 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Leeds.

Are there direct trains from Colchester to Leeds?

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

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Colchester to Leeds 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 35 departures.

How long is the train journey from Colchester to Leeds?

The Colchester to Leeds train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Colchester to Leeds train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colchester around 05:40, and the last at 23:33.

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

When to book Colchester to Leeds 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 Leeds by train.

Which train companies operate between Colchester and Leeds?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground

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

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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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