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Duration 3h 2m
Distance 192.7 miles
Average price £104
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Bristol takes 3h 2m and the fastest train takes 2h 34m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Colchester to Bristol. 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 Paddington
  3. Bristol
3h 15m
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£64 - £135

Colchester to Bristol train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Colchester and Bristol. The earliest departure is at 12:33 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Colchester is at 23:03 which arrives into Bristol at 09:44. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Colchester and Bristol is 154 miles. The road distance is 192.7 miles.

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

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Colchester to Bristol train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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