Cambridge to Colchester train

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Greater Anglia
06:47PMCambridge1h17 08:04PMColchester
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Greater Anglia
07:47PMCambridge1h15 09:02PMColchester
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Great Northern
08:07PMCambridge0h19 08:26PMColchester
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Greater Anglia
08:47PMCambridge1h14 10:01PMColchester
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Greater Anglia
09:47PMCambridge1h14 11:01PMColchester
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Train schedule from Cambridge to Colchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29
Greater Anglia
06:47PMCambridge1h17 08:04PMColchester
1 transfer
Greater Anglia
07:47PMCambridge1h15 09:02PMColchester
1 transfer
Great Northern
08:07PMCambridge0h19 08:26PMColchester
1 transfer
Greater Anglia
08:47PMCambridge1h14 10:01PMColchester
1 transfer
Greater Anglia
09:47PMCambridge1h14 11:01PMColchester
1 transfer
Greater Anglia
10:47PMCambridge1h15 12:02AMColchester
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Cambridge to Colchester

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Fastest Journey

19 m

Average

1 h 5 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

64 km

It's difficult to get from Cambridge to Colchester without transferring at least once.

Great Northern
08:07PMCambridge0h19 08:26PMColchester
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Greater Anglia
08:47PMCambridge1h14 10:01PMColchester
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Greater Anglia
09:47PMCambridge1h14 11:01PMColchester
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Greater Anglia
07:47PMCambridge1h15 09:02PMColchester
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Greater Anglia
10:47PMCambridge1h15 12:02AMColchester
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Overview: Train from Cambridge to Colchester

distanceDistance39 miles (63 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$25 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia or Great Northern

Trains from Cambridge to Colchester cover the 39 miles (63 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 42 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia or Great Northern. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $25 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Colchester.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia and Great Northern from Cambridge to Colchester trains

Abellio Greater Anglia and Great Northern trains will get you between Cambridge and Colchester from $21 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Abellio Greater Anglia
Great Northern

Abellio Greater Anglia is one of the best options when traveling by train between Cambridge and Colchester. Omio quickly shows you current Abellio Greater Anglia train schedules for the Cambridge - Colchester trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance between Cambridge and Colchester is around 39 miles (63 km) and the cheapest Abellio Greater Anglia one-way ticket you can book starts at $21 (€19). As you check the latest Cambridge to Colchester train schedule from Abellio Greater Anglia for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Colchester safely. If you search for Abellio Greater Anglia tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Abellio Greater Anglia ticket between Cambridge and Colchester so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Great Northern train from Cambridge to Colchester online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Great Northern train between Cambridge and Colchester, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Great Northern train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 39 miles (63 km) trip between Cambridge and Colchester as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Colchester from Cambridge, you can check straight away if the Great Northern ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Great Northern Cambridge to Colchester train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Cambridge to Colchester train information with Great Northern:

  • Average Duration: 18 min
  • Great Northern frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cambridge to Colchester

Travel by train to Colchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Colchester.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cambridge to Colchester to cost as little as $21 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cambridge to Colchester train price to come in at an average of $25 (€22)  one way.
The train distance from Cambridge to Colchester is around 39 miles (63 km).
On average the Cambridge to Colchester train time is 1 h 42 min  covering the 39 miles (63 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Cambridge, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Cambridge and Cambridge North. When you arrive in Colchester, your train can arrive in train stations including Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Cambridge   to Colchester.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cambridge, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Colchester, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center.

For the route from Cambridge to Colchester you can take a train with Greater Anglia or Great Northern. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Colchester from Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Cambridge for Colchester is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Cambridge to Colchester leaves at 5: 41 AM. The last train departing from Cambridge to Colchester leaves at 10: 00 AM. You can find the latest Cambridge to Colchester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cambridge to Colchester is on average $25 (€22) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Colchester from Cambridge available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cambridge
Colchester
Cambridge is the most popular Cambridge 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 Cambridge for your trip to Colchester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8450507080
Public transit options for Cambridge
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses depart from the front of the station
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8450507080
Public transit options for Cambridge North
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From bus stop on station forecourt.

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