Duration 2h 33m
Distance 118 miles
Average price £71
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Banbury takes 2h 33m and the fastest train takes 2h 6m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Colchester to Banbury. 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. London Marylebone
  3. Banbury
2h 29m
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£56 - £88

Colchester to Banbury train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Colchester and Banbury. The earliest departure is at 09:33 in the morning, and the last departure from Colchester is at 22:03 which arrives into Banbury at 00:48. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Banbury. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Banbury via Liverpool Street station and London Marylebone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Colchester and Banbury is 97 miles. The road distance is 118 miles.

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

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Colchester to Banbury train services, operated by Chiltern Railways, arrive at Banbury station.

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