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Train Information to Cambridge from Colchester

distanceDistance39 miles (63 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£11 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia

Trains from Colchester to Cambridge cover the 39 miles (63 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 55 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £11, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Cambridge.

Travel Tips

Trains from Colchester to Cambridge
Travel by train to Cambridge 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 Cambridge.
What is the cost of cheap trains between Colchester and Cambridge?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Cambridge from Colchester for as little as £11  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Colchester to Cambridge on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Colchester to Cambridge train price to come in at an average of £11  one way.
What is the distance by train from Colchester to Cambridge?
The train distance from Colchester to Cambridge is around 39 miles (63 km).
How long is the train to Cambridge from Colchester?
On average the Colchester to Cambridge train time is 1 h 55 min  covering the 39 miles (63 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Colchester goes to Cambridge? Which train station do I come into Cambridge from Colchester?

When departing from Colchester, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station. When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your journey in train stations like Cambridge and Cambridge North.

Omio customers book a train from Colchester   to Cambridge   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Colchester, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Colchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Cambridge, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Cambridge.

Which train providers can take me between Colchester and Cambridge?
For the trip from Colchester to Cambridge you can take a train with Greater Anglia. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Colchester and Cambridge on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there between Colchester and Cambridge?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Colchester to Cambridge. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Colchester to Cambridge?
The first Colchester to Cambridge train departs at 07: 19   and the last train from Colchester to Cambridge leaves at 09: 47. Check out the most up-to-date Colchester to Cambridge train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy Colchester to Cambridge train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Colchester to Cambridge to cost on average £11 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Colchester to Cambridge train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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 Cambridge.