Colchester to Chelmsford train

Cheap train tickets from Colchester to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Cheapest

16

Average

16

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.

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08:15AMColchester0h27 08:42AMChelmsford
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12:01PMColchester0h17 12:18PMChelmsford
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05:33PMColchester0h22 05:55PMChelmsford
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07:12PMColchester0h28 07:40PMChelmsford
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05:12PMColchester0h30 05:42PMChelmsford
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Train schedule from Colchester to Chelmsford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, August 16
08:15AMColchester0h27 08:42AMChelmsford
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08:35AMColchester0h21 08:56AMChelmsford
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08:48AMColchester0h28 09:16AMChelmsford
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09:03AMColchester0h17 09:20AMChelmsford
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09:14AMColchester0h28 09:42AMChelmsford
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09:33AMColchester0h21 09:54AMChelmsford
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09:50AMColchester0h26 10:16AMChelmsford
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10:04AMColchester0h17 10:21AMChelmsford
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10:12AMColchester0h27 10:39AMChelmsford
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10:33AMColchester0h21 10:54AMChelmsford
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10:43AMColchester0h26 11:09AMChelmsford
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11:01AMColchester0h17 11:18AMChelmsford
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11:12AMColchester0h27 11:39AMChelmsford
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11:33AMColchester0h22 11:55AMChelmsford
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11:43AMColchester0h26 12:09PMChelmsford
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12:01PMColchester0h17 12:18PMChelmsford
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12:11PMColchester0h28 12:39PMChelmsford
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12:33PMColchester0h21 12:54PMChelmsford
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12:43PMColchester0h26 01:09PMChelmsford
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01:01PMColchester0h17 01:18PMChelmsford
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01:12PMColchester0h27 01:39PMChelmsford
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01:33PMColchester0h22 01:55PMChelmsford
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01:43PMColchester0h26 02:09PMChelmsford
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02:01PMColchester0h17 02:18PMChelmsford
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02:12PMColchester0h27 02:39PMChelmsford
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02:33PMColchester0h21 02:54PMChelmsford
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02:43PMColchester0h26 03:09PMChelmsford
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03:02PMColchester0h17 03:19PMChelmsford
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03:11PMColchester0h27 03:38PMChelmsford
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03:33PMColchester0h21 03:54PMChelmsford
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03:42PMColchester0h26 04:08PMChelmsford
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04:03PMColchester0h17 04:20PMChelmsford
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04:12PMColchester0h27 04:39PMChelmsford
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04:33PMColchester0h21 04:54PMChelmsford
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04:43PMColchester0h26 05:09PMChelmsford
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04:53PMColchester0h24 05:17PMChelmsford
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05:04PMColchester0h17 05:21PMChelmsford
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05:12PMColchester0h30 05:42PMChelmsford
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05:33PMColchester0h22 05:55PMChelmsford
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05:46PMColchester0h28 06:14PMChelmsford
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06:06PMColchester0h17 06:23PMChelmsford
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06:12PMColchester0h28 06:40PMChelmsford
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06:33PMColchester0h21 06:54PMChelmsford
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06:43PMColchester0h26 07:09PMChelmsford
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07:03PMColchester0h17 07:20PMChelmsford
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07:12PMColchester0h28 07:40PMChelmsford
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07:33PMColchester0h22 07:55PMChelmsford
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07:43PMColchester0h26 08:09PMChelmsford
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Fastest train times from Colchester to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Fastest Journey

17 m

Average

23 m

Trains per day

48

Distance

34 km

Of the 48 trains that leave Colchester for Chelmsford every day 48 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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12:01PMColchester0h17 12:18PMChelmsford
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04:03PMColchester0h17 04:20PMChelmsford
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10:04AMColchester0h17 10:21AMChelmsford
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09:03AMColchester0h17 09:20AMChelmsford
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07:03PMColchester0h17 07:20PMChelmsford
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Overview: Train from Colchester to Chelmsford

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
durationAverage train duration17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency73 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 73 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia

Trains from Colchester to Chelmsford cover the 21 miles (34 km) long journey taking on average 17 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 73 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $16 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $16 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Chelmsford.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia from Colchester to Chelmsford trains

For as little as $16 (€15) you can travel by train to Chelmsford from Colchester with Abellio Greater Anglia. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Abellio Greater Anglia

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Abellio Greater Anglia to Chelmsford from Colchester for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Abellio Greater Anglia train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Colchester to Chelmsford train with Abellio Greater Anglia (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Colchester - Chelmsford trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance to Chelmsford from Colchester by train is 21 miles (34 km). You can book tickets for this Abellio Greater Anglia train for as low as $16 (€15) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Abellio Greater Anglia tickets between Colchester and Chelmsford in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Abellio Greater Anglia Colchester - Chelmsford train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Travel Tips: 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.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Chelmsford from Colchester for as low as $16 (€15)  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Colchester to Chelmsford train to cost on average $16 (€15)  one way.
The distance to Chelmsford from Colchester by train is approximately 21 miles (34 km).
The train time between Colchester and Chelmsford is on average 17 min  for the 21 miles (34 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Colchester to Chelmsford by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Colchester   and arrive in Chelmsford.

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, Chelmsford, is located 0.1 miles (233 m) away from the city center of Chelmsford.

For the journey from Colchester to Chelmsford you can take a train with Greater Anglia. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Colchester and Chelmsford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 73 direct trains between Colchester and Chelmsford per day with Greater Anglia  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Colchester for Chelmsford is 73 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from Colchester at 4: 47 AM. The last train leaves from Colchester at 10: 01 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Colchester to Chelmsford and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Chelmsford from Colchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $16 (€15) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Colchester to Chelmsford a few months in advance.

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.
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Public transit options for Colchester
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop at the bus stop by main station entrance
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Public transit options for Colchester Town
Onward travel information: Colchester Town Station is around 5 minutes walk from Colchester Bus Station
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Town Railway Station Bus Stops (stop B) for planned rail replacement only.

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