Duration 2h 44m
Distance 105 miles
Average price £76
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hastings and Colchester takes 2h 44m and the fastest train takes 2h 22m. There is a train service every few hours from Hastings 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.

Train via Ashford

  1. Hastings
  2. Ashford International
  3. Stratford (London)
  4. Colchester
2h 34m
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£52 - £97

Hastings to Colchester train times

Trains run hourly between Hastings and Colchester. The earliest departure is at 20:27 in the evening, and the last departure from Hastings is at 22:26 which arrives into Colchester at 00:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 44m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Hastings to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Hastings and arriving at Colchester via Ashford International and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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The distance between Hastings and Colchester is 73 miles. The road distance is 105 miles.

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Hastings to Colchester train services, operated by Southern, depart from Hastings station.

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

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There are 302+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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