Duration 1h 56m
Distance 83.5 miles
Average price £47
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Luton takes 1h 56m and the fastest train takes 1h 38m. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Colchester to Luton. 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. Luton
1h 52m
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£40 - £55

Colchester to Luton train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Colchester and Luton. The earliest departure is at 21:03 at night, and the last departure from Colchester is at 23:03 which arrives into Luton at 01:11. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Luton. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Luton via Liverpool Street station and Farringdon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between Colchester and Luton is 57 miles. The road distance is 83.5 miles.

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

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

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