How to travel from Peterborough to Colchester

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from Peterborough to Colchester

You can get from Peterborough to Colchester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Peterborough to Colchester on Nov 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50PMPeterborough2h00 09:50PMColchester
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07:50PMPeterborough2h00 09:50PMColchester
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09:46PMPeterborough1h54 11:40PMColchester
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Travel Information to Colchester from Peterborough

distanceDistance68 miles (109 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $38 (€37) • 2 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $38 (€37) • 2 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEast Midlands Railway or Greater Anglia

Travel 68 miles (109 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Colchester from Peterborough. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€37). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are East Midlands Railway or Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Peterborough to Colchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Peterborough to Colchester

Travel Tips: Travel to Colchester 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 Peterborough to Colchester.
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There are 4 ways to get from Peterborough to Colchester: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Colchester is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€37) compared to other travel options to Colchester:

Taking a train is about $13 (€12) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $51 (€49) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Colchester from Peterborough is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 4 min.

Other travel options to Colchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

Colchester is approximately 68 miles (109 km) away from Peterborough.

The average frequency per day from Peterborough to Colchester is:

  • 41 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Peterborough to Colchester as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Peterborough to Colchester:

  • Buses from Peterborough to Colchester most often leave from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Station and arrive in Colchester, East Hill / High Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Peterborough at Peterborough and arrive in Colchester at Colchester.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Peterborough to Colchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • East Midlands Railway can get you to Colchester by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with East Midlands Railway from Peterborough to Colchester for $51 (€49) on Omio.
  • Travel with Greater Anglia for trains to Colchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greater Anglia Peterborough to Colchester tickets on Omio for $38 (€37).
Many of our customers traveling from Peterborough to Colchester don't make Colchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Colchester are London, Manchester or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Colchester to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Peterborough to Colchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $51 (€49) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $38 (€37) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Peterborough to Colchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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