Colchester to Sheffield by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 29m

Travelling from Colchester to Sheffield by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Sheffield take around 3 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 230 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Sheffield.

Are there direct trains from Colchester to Sheffield?

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

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Colchester to Sheffield 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 39 departures.

How long is the train journey from Colchester to Sheffield?

The Colchester to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Colchester to Sheffield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 05:40 and the last train is around 21:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colchester around 05:40, and the last at 00:23.

When to book Colchester to Sheffield 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 Sheffield by train.

Which train companies operate between Colchester and Sheffield?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • 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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