Colchester to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Colchester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

94

Average

187

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.

London North Eastern Railway
07:03AMColchester6h17 01:20PMEdinburgh
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941One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:06AMColchester6h10 02:16PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2321One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:03AMColchester8h03 04:06PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2351One-way

Train schedule from Colchester to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, May 22
London North Eastern Railway
07:03AMColchester6h17 01:20PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:03AMColchester8h03 04:06PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:06AMColchester6h10 02:16PMEdinburgh
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Fastest train times from Colchester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

6 h 10 m

Average

6 h 50 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

525 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Colchester for Edinburgh every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
08:06AMColchester6h10 02:16PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2321One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:03AMColchester6h17 01:20PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
941One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:03AMColchester8h03 04:06PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2351One-way

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Overview: Train from Colchester to Edinburgh

distanceDistance326 miles (525 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$135 (€121)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCaledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Colchester to Edinburgh cover the 326 miles (525 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 53 min with our travel partners like Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $135 (€121), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $77 (€69). Travelers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Colchester to Edinburgh trains

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets from Colchester to Edinburgh from $77 (€69) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Colchester and Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains from Colchester to Edinburgh? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 326 miles (525 km) route between Colchester and Edinburgh. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Colchester to Edinburgh routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Colchester to Edinburgh, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Colchester - Edinburgh train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Colchester to Edinburgh

    Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
    FAQs
    Train tickets between Colchester and Edinburgh for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $77 (€69)  one way in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $135 (€121)  for a train ticket from Colchester to Edinburgh.
    The train distance from Colchester to Edinburgh is around 326 miles (525 km).
    On average the Colchester to Edinburgh train time is 6 h 53 min  covering the 326 miles (525 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few train stations in Colchester to start your route from including Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station. In Edinburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Colchester, located approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Colchester. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from its city center.

    For the best Colchester to Edinburgh train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Edinburgh from Colchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Colchester to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train departing from Colchester to Edinburgh leaves at 4: 40 AM. The last train departing from Colchester to Edinburgh leaves at 12: 43 PM. You can find the latest Colchester to Edinburgh train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you purchase a train ticket from Colchester to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $135 (€121) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Edinburgh from Colchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Colchester
    Edinburgh
    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 Edinburgh.

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