Chelmsford to Colchester by train
Travelling from Chelmsford to Colchester by train
Fast trains from Chelmsford to Colchester take around 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 34 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chelmsford and Colchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Chelmsford to Colchester?
Direct trains from Chelmsford to Colchester have been found.
We usually find around 69 direct trains on the route from Chelmsford to Colchester every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 68 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Chelmsford to Colchester?
The Chelmsford to Colchester train travel time is normally about 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Chelmsford to Colchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Colchester is usually scheduled to depart Chelmsford around 05:59 and the last train is around 00:43.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chelmsford around 07:03, and the last at 00:59.
What's the Chelmsford to Colchester train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Chelmsford to Colchester are $13.85, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $13, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford to Colchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Chelmsford and Colchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chelmsford to Colchester, 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.
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