Duration 1h 40m
Distance 30.2 miles
Average price £26
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Althorne takes 1h 40m and the fastest train takes 1h 18m. There is an hourly train service from Colchester to Althorne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Colchester
  2. Shenfield
  3. Wickford
  4. Althorne
1h 47m
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£21 - £33

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Althorne. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Althorne via Shenfield and Wickford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 47m.

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The distance between Colchester and Althorne is 17 miles. The road distance is 30.2 miles.

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

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

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There are 297+ hotels available in Althorne. Prices start at £75 per night.

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You can take a train from Colchester to Althorne via Shenfield and Wickford in around 1h 47m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
34 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Ave. Duration
34 min
Every 3 hours

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