Duration 2h 29m
Distance 101.8 miles
Average price £60
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Northampton and Colchester takes 2h 29m and the fastest train takes 2h 2m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Northampton 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 • 2h 10m

  1. Northampton
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Colchester
2h 10m
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Northampton to Colchester train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Northampton and Colchester. The earliest departure is at 09:24 in the morning, and the last departure from Northampton is at 22:04 which arrives into Colchester at 00:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Colchester via Euston station, Moorgate station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Northampton and Colchester is 80 miles. The road distance is 101.8 miles.

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Northampton to Colchester train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, depart from Northampton station.

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

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There are 306+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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