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Cheap train tickets from Colchester to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

$27

Average

$28

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Colchester to Cambridge will cost around $ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 27.

Greater Anglia
09:47AMColchester1h55 11:42AMCambridge
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$271One-way
Greater Anglia
09:04AMColchester2h37 11:41AMCambridge
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$281One-way
Greater Anglia
04:40AMColchester1h59 06:39AMCambridge
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$281One-way
Greater Anglia
07:47AMColchester1h55 09:42AMCambridge
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$281One-way
Greater Anglia
08:47AMColchester1h55 10:42AMCambridge
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$281One-way

Train schedule from Colchester to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, May 18
Greater Anglia
04:40AMColchester1h59 06:39AMCambridge
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Greater Anglia
07:47AMColchester1h55 09:42AMCambridge
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Greater Anglia
08:47AMColchester1h55 10:42AMCambridge
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Greater Anglia
09:04AMColchester2h37 11:41AMCambridge
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Greater Anglia
09:47AMColchester1h55 11:42AMCambridge
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Wed
May 18
$27Greater Anglia
$26National Express
Thu
May 19
$26Greater Anglia
$25National Express
Fri
May 20
$27Greater Anglia
$26National Express
Sat
May 21
$21Greater Anglia
$26National Express
Sun
May 22
$14Greater Anglia
$26National Express
Mon
May 23
$27Greater Anglia
$26National Express
Tue
May 24
$7Greater Anglia
$25National Express

Fastest train times from Colchester to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

1 h 55 m

Average

2 h 4 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

64 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Colchester for Cambridge every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 64 km distance in an average of 2 h 4 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 55 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 37 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Greater Anglia
09:47AMColchester1h55 11:42AMCambridge
0 changes
$271One-way
Greater Anglia
08:47AMColchester1h55 10:42AMCambridge
0 changes
$281One-way
Greater Anglia
07:47AMColchester1h55 09:42AMCambridge
0 changes
$281One-way
Greater Anglia
04:40AMColchester1h59 06:39AMCambridge
0 changes
$281One-way
Greater Anglia
09:04AMColchester2h37 11:41AMCambridge
0 changes
$281One-way

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Overview: Train from Colchester to Cambridge

distanceDistance39 miles (63 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Northern or Greater Anglia

Trains from Colchester to Cambridge cover the 39 miles (63 km) long route taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Great Northern or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $27 (€25), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $27 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Cambridge.

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FAQs

How much are cheap trains from Colchester to Cambridge?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Colchester to Cambridge for the next 7 days starting from $27 (€25)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket to Cambridge from Colchester?

The train price from Colchester to Cambridge is on average $27 (€25)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

What is the distance from Colchester to Cambridge by train?

The Colchester to Cambridge train distance is approximately 39 miles (63 km).

How many hours is the train time between Colchester and Cambridge?

On average the Colchester to Cambridge train time is 1 h 53 min  covering the 39 miles (63 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Colchester to Cambridge, which train station in Colchester do I depart from and which train station in Cambridge do I arrive in?

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

Omio customers book a train from Colchester   to Cambridge   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Colchester? Where is the train station in Cambridge?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Colchester, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Colchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Cambridge, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center of Cambridge.

What train companies offer a service to Cambridge from Colchester?

Take the Colchester to Cambridge train with Great Northern or Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Colchester and Cambridge as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there to Cambridge from Colchester?

The average number of trains departing Colchester for Cambridge is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Colchester to Cambridge? What time is the last train from Colchester to Cambridge?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Colchester at 4: 40 AM. The last train leaves from Colchester at 8: 33 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Colchester to Cambridge and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy Colchester to Cambridge train tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Colchester to Cambridge within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€25) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Cambridge from Colchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Colchester
Cambridge
Colchester is the most popular Colchester 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 Colchester for your trip to Cambridge.