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24 Oct
£66Avanti West Coast
£25National Express
25 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
26 Oct
£44Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
27 Oct
£41Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
28 Oct
£41Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
29 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£21National Express

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Train Information between Colchester and Birmingham

distanceDistance125 miles (202 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£49 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Colchester to Birmingham cover the 125 miles (202 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £41, but the average price of train tickets is £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Travel Tips

Trains from Colchester to Birmingham
Travel by train to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Colchester to Birmingham.
How much does a cheap train between Colchester and Birmingham cost?
You can find a cheap train from Colchester to Birmingham for some dates and times for as low as £41  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Colchester to Birmingham cost on average?
The Colchester to Birmingham train ticket price is on average £49  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Colchester to Birmingham?
You should expect to travel around 125 miles (202 km)  between Colchester and Birmingham by train.
How long is the train between Colchester and Birmingham?
The train time from Colchester to Birmingham is on average 3 h 13 min  for the 125 miles (202 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Colchester and Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Colchester to Birmingham train leave from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Colchester?

There are a few train stations in Colchester to start your trip from including Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station. In Birmingham you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Colchester   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the Colchester train station located? Where is the Birmingham train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Colchester, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Colchester to Birmingham?
When taking a train from Colchester to Birmingham, you can count on Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Birmingham from Colchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there from Colchester to Birmingham a day?
The average number of trains departing Colchester for Birmingham is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Colchester to Birmingham?
The earliest train departing from Colchester to Birmingham leaves at 07: 30. The last train departing from Colchester to Birmingham leaves at 10: 12. You can find the latest Colchester to Birmingham train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy Colchester Birmingham train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Colchester to Birmingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £49. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Colchester to Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Colchester is the most popular Colchester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Colchester for your journey to Birmingham.