Duration 1h 41m
Distance 75.4 miles
Average price £46
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rainham and Colchester takes 1h 41m and the fastest train takes 1h 32m. There is a train service every few hours from Rainham 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 • 1h 45m

  1. Rainham (Kent)
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Colchester
1h 45m
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Rainham to Colchester train times

Trains run hourly between Rainham and Colchester. The earliest departure is at 18:46 in the evening, and the last departure from Rainham is at 21:46 which arrives into Colchester at 23:22. All services require a transfer at Stratford International and take an average of 1h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rainham to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Rainham (Kent) and arriving at Colchester via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Rainham and Colchester is 39 miles. The road distance is 75.4 miles.

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Rainham to Colchester train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Rainham (Kent) station.

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

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