Duration 1h 46m
Distance 75.5 miles
Average price £42
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Harpenden takes 1h 46m and the fastest train takes 1h 29m. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Colchester to Harpenden. 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. Farringdon
  3. Harpenden
1h 45m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£36 - £50

Colchester to Harpenden train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Colchester and Harpenden. The earliest departure is at 06:05 in the morning, and the last departure from Colchester is at 18:30 which arrives into Harpenden at 20:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 46m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Harpenden. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Harpenden via Liverpool Street station and Farringdon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Colchester and Harpenden is 54 miles. The road distance is 75.5 miles.

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

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Colchester to Harpenden train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Harpenden station.

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