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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Colchester

distanceDistance326 miles (525 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$133 (€111)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Colchester cover the 326 miles (525 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 8 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $133 (€111), but the average price of train tickets is $133 (€111). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Colchester.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Colchester

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from Edinburgh to Colchester?

Train tickets to Colchester from Edinburgh for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $133 (€111)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is the train to Colchester from Edinburgh on average?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Colchester train to cost on average $133 (€111)  one way.

How far is Colchester from Edinburgh by train?

The distance to Colchester from Edinburgh by train is approximately 326 miles (525 km).

What is the Edinburgh to Colchester train travel time?

On average the Edinburgh to Colchester train travel time is 6 h 8 min  for the 326 miles (525 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Edinburgh and arrival train station in Colchester?

When taking the train to Colchester from Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Your journey can end in train stations such as Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station.

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

Where is the departure train station in Edinburgh located? Where is the arrival train station in Colchester located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Colchester and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Colchester.

How many train services are there to Colchester from Edinburgh a day?

The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Colchester is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Edinburgh to Colchester?

The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Colchester leaves at 8: 30 AM. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Colchester leaves at 12: 30 PM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Colchester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Edinburgh and Colchester for the best deals?

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 buy train tickets to Colchester from Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $133 (€111) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Colchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Colchester
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your trip to Colchester.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express