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Duration 2h 1m
Distance 80.3 miles
Average price £35
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Purley takes 2h 1m and the fastest train takes 1h 30m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Colchester to Purley. 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 Bridge
  3. Purley
1h 39m
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£28 - £47

Colchester to Purley train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Colchester and Purley. The earliest departure is at 06:35 in the morning, and the last departure from Colchester is at 23:03 which arrives into Purley at 06:11. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Purley. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Purley via Stratford station and London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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It is 58 miles from Colchester to Purley. It is approximately 80.3 miles to drive.

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

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

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There are 28981+ hotels available in Purley. Prices start at £75 per night.

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