The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Colchester to Birmingham will cost around £ 59 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 46.
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3 h 3 m
3 h 42 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Colchester for Birmingham every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 202 km distance in an average of 3 h 42 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 3 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 3 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||125 miles (202 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||£60 (€68)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Chiltern Railways or Greater Anglia|
Trains from Colchester to Birmingham cover the 125 miles (202 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 53 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £60, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
You can travel by train between Colchester and Birmingham with Chiltern Railways for as low as £34. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train between Colchester and Birmingham: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.
It’s easy to book your Chiltern Railways train ticket to Birmingham from Colchester online with Omio! Simply check the current Chiltern Railways train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Birmingham from Colchester as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Chiltern Railways train tickets online. Prices for Chiltern Railways trains between Colchester and Birmingham start at £63 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 125 miles (202 km). If you search for Chiltern Railways trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Chiltern Railways tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Colchester and Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Colchester to Birmingham Chiltern Railways train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
Chiltern Railways 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Colchester to Birmingham are the following:
Some of the Colchester train stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Birmingham include Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Colchester and arriving in Birmingham New Street.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Colchester, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.
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