Duration 25 min
Distance 24.4 miles
Average price £11
Frequency 4/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Colchester takes 25 min and the fastest train takes 18 min. The train runs at least 4 times per hour from Chelmsford 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 • 19 min

  1. Chelmsford
  2. Colchester
19 min
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£9 - £15

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Want to know about travelling from Chelmsford to Colchester? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Colchester. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Colchester is 22 miles. The road distance is 24.4 miles.

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Chelmsford to Colchester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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

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What companies run services between Chelmsford and Colchester?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Chelmsford to Colchester every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £9 - £15 and the journey takes 19 min. London Overground also services this route 4 times a day.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day

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