Duration 3h 22m
Distance 214.8 miles
Average price £95
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and York takes 3h 22m and the fastest train takes 3h 5m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Colchester to York. 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 Kings Cross
  3. York
3h 10m
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£42 - £157

Colchester to York train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Colchester and York. The earliest departure is at 17:33 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Colchester is at 21:33 which arrives into York at 01:32. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 22m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to York. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at York via Liverpool Street station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Colchester and York is 166 miles. The road distance is 214.8 miles.

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

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Colchester to York train services, operated by LNER, arrive at York station.

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