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Duration 1h 52m
Distance 76.6 miles
Average price £48
Frequency 4/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Watford takes 1h 52m and the fastest train takes 1h 23m. The train runs at least 4 times per hour from Colchester to Watford. 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 Euston
  3. Watford
1h 34m
£29 - £80

Colchester to Watford train times

Trains run every 15 minutes between Colchester and Watford. The earliest departure is at 06:05 in the morning, and the last departure from Colchester is at 15:44 which arrives into Watford at 17:29. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Watford. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Watford Junction via Liverpool Street station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Colchester and Watford is 58 miles. The road distance is 76.6 miles.

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

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Colchester to Watford train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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