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Train Information to Chelmsford from Colchester

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
durationAverage train duration9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreater Anglia

Trains from Colchester to Chelmsford cover the 21 miles (34 km) long route taking on average 9 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $18 (€14), but the average price of train tickets is $18 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Chelmsford.

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Trains from Colchester to Chelmsford
Travel by train to Chelmsford 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 Colchester to Chelmsford.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Colchester to Chelmsford cost?
Train tickets between Colchester and Chelmsford for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€14)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Chelmsford from Colchester?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Colchester to Chelmsford train price to come in at an average of $18 (€14)  one way.
How far is Colchester to Chelmsford by train?
The distance to Chelmsford from Colchester by train is approximately 21 miles (34 km).
How long is a train between Colchester and Chelmsford on average?
On average the Colchester to Chelmsford train travel time is 9 min  for the 21 miles (34 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Colchester to Chelmsford, which train station in Colchester do I depart from and which train station in Chelmsford do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Colchester   and arriving in Chelmsford.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Colchester and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Chelmsford and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Chelmsford.

What train providers go from Colchester to Chelmsford?
Take the Colchester to Chelmsford train with Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Chelmsford from Colchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Chelmsford from Colchester?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Colchester to Chelmsford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Colchester to Chelmsford? When is the last train from Colchester to Chelmsford?
You can take the earliest train from Colchester to Chelmsford at 6: 59 AM   or take the last train from Colchester to Chelmsford leaving at 8: 13 AM. Look for the latest Colchester to Chelmsford train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Colchester to Chelmsford to get the best deals?
You can find trains between Colchester and Chelmsford to cost on average $18 (€14) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Colchester to Chelmsford train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Colchester
Chelmsford
The major railway station for departures from Colchester is Colchester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Colchester for your journey from Colchester to Chelmsford.