Duration 3h 25m
Distance 225.2 miles
Average price £101
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Wales takes 3h 25m and the fastest train takes 3h 3m. There is an hourly train service from Colchester to Wales. 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 Paddington
  3. Cardiff
3h 32m
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£86 - £148

Colchester to Wales train times

Trains run hourly between Colchester and Cardiff. The earliest departure is at 19:30 in the evening, and the last departure from Colchester is at 23:03 which arrives into Cardiff at 08:03. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Colchester to Wales? 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 Wales. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Cardiff Central via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between Colchester and Wales is 200 miles. The road distance is 225.2 miles.

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

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Colchester to Wales train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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There are 280+ hotels available in Wales. Prices start at £75 per night.

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