Duration 23 min
Distance 24.7 miles
Average price £11
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Chelmsford takes 23 min and the fastest train takes 17 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Colchester to Chelmsford. 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

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colchester and arriving at Chelmsford. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Chelmsford is 22 miles. The road distance is 24.7 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Colchester and Chelmsford?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Colchester to Chelmsford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £9 - £15 and the journey takes 21 min. London Overground also services this route every 2 hours.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours

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