Duration 4h 48m
Distance 278 miles
Average price £140
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Blackpool takes 4h 48m and the fastest train takes 4h 1m. There is an hourly train service from Colchester to Blackpool. 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 Euston
  3. Blackpool
4h 15m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£105 - £333

Colchester to Blackpool train times

Trains run hourly between Colchester and Blackpool. The service departs Colchester at 22:43 at night, which arrives into Blackpool at 09:07. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Blackpool North via Liverpool Street station, Moorgate station, London Euston and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Colchester and Blackpool is 213 miles. The road distance is 278 miles.

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

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Colchester to Blackpool train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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