Duration 2h 12m
Distance 111.8 miles
Average price £52
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Farnborough and Colchester takes 2h 12m and the fastest train takes 1h 50m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Farnborough to Colchester. 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. Farnborough (Main)
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Colchester
2h 6m
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£37 - £63

Farnborough to Colchester train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Farnborough and Colchester. The earliest departure is at 10:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Farnborough is at 23:16 which arrives into Colchester at 06:29. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 12m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Farnborough to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Farnborough (Main) and arriving at Colchester via Waterloo station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Farnborough and Colchester is 83 miles. The road distance is 111.8 miles.

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Farnborough to Colchester train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Farnborough (Main) station.

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

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