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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Colchester

distanceDistance125 miles (202 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$80 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Birmingham to Colchester cover the 125 miles (202 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 9 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $75 (€64), but the average price of train tickets is $80 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Colchester.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Colchester

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FAQs

How much are cheap trains to Colchester from Birmingham?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Birmingham to Colchester trains for as little as $75 (€64)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train between Birmingham and Colchester on average?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Colchester train price to come in at an average of $80 (€68)  one way.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Colchester by train?

You should expect to travel around 125 miles (202 km)  to Colchester from Birmingham by train.

How long is the train ride from Birmingham to Colchester?

While the time it takes to travel 125 miles (202 km) to Colchester from Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Birmingham to Colchester train journey time is on average 3 h 9 min.

What is the departure train station in Birmingham and arrival train station in Colchester?

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Colchester, you can end your journey in train stations like Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station.

Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Colchester   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival train station in Colchester located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Colchester most often arrive at Colchester and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Birmingham to Colchester?

For the route from Birmingham to Colchester you can take a train with Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Birmingham and Colchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services are there from Birmingham to Colchester a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Birmingham to Colchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Birmingham to Colchester? When does the last train depart from Birmingham to Colchester?

The first Birmingham to Colchester train departs at 8: 10 AM   and the last train from Birmingham to Colchester leaves at 10: 10 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Birmingham to Colchester on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I book train tickets to Colchester from Birmingham to score the best deals?

You can find trains from Birmingham to Colchester to cost on average $80 (€68) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Colchester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Colchester
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Colchester.
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Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales