Duration 1h 10m
Distance 45.4 miles
Average price £20
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Upminster takes 1h 10m and the fastest train takes 1h. The train service runs several times per day from Colchester to Upminster. 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. Upminster
1h 16m
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£17 - £25

Colchester to Upminster train times

Trains run every three hours between Colchester and Upminster. The earliest departure is at 14:43 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Colchester is at 19:43 which arrives into Upminster at 20:50. All services require a transfer at Romford and take an average of 1h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Colchester to Upminster? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Upminster. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Upminster via Romford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Colchester and Upminster is 36 miles. The road distance is 45.4 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Colchester and Upminster?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Colchester to Upminster every 3 hours. Tickets cost £17 - £25 and the journey takes 44 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
44 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £25

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