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from Peterborough to Colchester

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Travel Information between Peterborough and Colchester

distanceDistance68 miles (109 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $56 (€47) • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreater Anglia

Take a train to travel 68 miles (109 km) between Peterborough and Colchester. Greater Anglia is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct train from Peterborough to Colchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Peterborough to Colchester

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.

How do I get from Peterborough to Colchester?

Travel Peterborough to Colchester by train.

What is the fastest way from Peterborough to Colchester?

Going by train is the quickest way from Peterborough to Colchester with an average travel time of 2 h 10 min.

What is the distance between Peterborough and Colchester?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Peterborough to Colchester?

The average frequency per day from Peterborough to Colchester is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Peterborough to Colchester?

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

  • Most travelers catch their train from Peterborough and arrive in Colchester.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Peterborough to 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 company for you:

  • Travel with Greater Anglia to go to Colchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Greater Anglia Peterborough to Colchester tickets on Omio for $56 (€47).

Can I find a direct route between Peterborough and Colchester?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Peterborough to Colchester:

  • You can travel directly by train with with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Colchester as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Colchester from Peterborough.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Peterborough to Colchester?

Omio customers who travel from Peterborough to Colchester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Colchester and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Peterborough and Colchester online to get the best deals?

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:

  • Train tickets cost $56 (€47) 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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