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Duration 30 min
Distance 15.7 miles
Average price £10
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea takes 30 min and the fastest train takes 27 min. There is an hourly train service from Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea. 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. Clacton-on-Sea
28 min
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£8 - £12

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colchester and arriving at Clacton-on-Sea. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.7 miles.

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Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Colchester station.

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Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Clacton-on-Sea station.

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There are 217+ hotels available in Clacton-on-Sea. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Colchester to Clacton-on-Sea hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 28 min.
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
£8 - £12

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