Hull to Colchester by train

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    22:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 8m
  • Distance
    223 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 31m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Hull to Colchester by train

Fast trains from Hull to Colchester take around 4 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 223 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hull and Colchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Hull to Colchester?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Hull to Colchester 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 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Hull to Colchester?

The Hull to Colchester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Hull to Colchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Colchester is usually scheduled to depart Hull around 05:20 and the last train is around 22:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hull around 05:20, and the last at 22:16.

When to book Hull to Colchester 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 Hull to Colchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hull and Colchester?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Colchester to Hull by train

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Child and youth passengers

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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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