Liverpool to Colchester by train

  • First train
    05:10
  • Last train
    23:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 46m
  • Distance
    312 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 47m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Liverpool to Colchester by train

Fast trains from Liverpool to Colchester take around 3 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 312 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Liverpool and Colchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Liverpool to Colchester?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Liverpool to Colchester 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 30 departures.

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

The Liverpool to Colchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Colchester is usually scheduled to depart Liverpool around 05:10 and the last train is around 22:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liverpool around 05:47, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Colchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Liverpool and Colchester?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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 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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