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Duration 1h 26m
Distance 52.6 miles
Average price £28
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Beckton and Colchester takes 1h 26m and the fastest train takes 1h 8m. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Beckton to Colchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train, subway

  1. Beckton DLR Station
  2. Canning Town station
  3. Stratford (London)
  4. Colchester
1h 15m
£24 - £38

Beckton to Colchester train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Beckton and Colchester. The earliest departure is at 17:48 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Beckton is at 23:45 which arrives into Colchester at 01:35. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 26m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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No, there is no direct train from Beckton station to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Beckton DLR Station and arriving at Colchester via Canning Town station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Beckton and Colchester is 45 miles. The road distance is 52.6 miles.

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Beckton to Colchester train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Beckton DLR Station.

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Beckton to Colchester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Colchester station.

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