Colchester to Chelmsford train

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Cheap train tickets from Colchester to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Colchester to Chelmsford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Greater Anglia
06:430h21
Colchester station (COL)
07:04Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Greater Anglia
06:210h33
Colchester station (COL)
06:54Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Greater Anglia
07:450h22
Colchester station (COL)
08:07Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Greater Anglia
05:120h28
Colchester station (COL)
05:40Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Greater Anglia
07:370h25
Colchester station (COL)
08:02Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes

Train timetableColchester to Chelmsford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 21 June
Greater Anglia
04:410h30
Colchester station (COL)
05:11Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
05:120h28
Colchester station (COL)
05:40Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
05:350h20
Colchester station (COL)
05:55Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
05:440h24
Colchester station (COL)
06:08Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
06:000h17
Colchester station (COL)
06:17Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
06:140h24
Colchester station (COL)
06:38Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
06:210h33
Colchester station (COL)
06:54Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
06:340h25
Colchester station (COL)
06:59Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
06:430h21
Colchester station (COL)
07:04Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
06:490h33
Colchester station (COL)
07:22Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
07:040h26
Colchester station (COL)
07:30Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
07:140h22
Colchester station (COL)
07:36Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
07:180h25
Colchester station (COL)
07:43Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
07:370h25
Colchester station (COL)
08:02Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
07:450h22
Colchester station (COL)
08:07Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
07:500h23
Colchester station (COL)
08:13Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
08:090h25
Colchester station (COL)
08:34Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
08:340h25
Colchester station (COL)
08:59Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
08:540h23
Colchester station (COL)
09:17Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
09:010h22
Colchester station (COL)
09:23Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
09:130h27
Colchester station (COL)
09:40Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes
Greater Anglia
09:300h17
Colchester station (COL)
09:47Chelmsford station (CHM)
0 changes

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Train times from Colchester to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Fastest Journey

17 m

Average

24 m

Trains per day

22

Distance

34 km

Of the 22 trains that leave Colchester for Chelmsford every day 22 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Greater Anglia
06:000h17
Colchester station (COL)
06:17Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Greater Anglia
09:300h17
Colchester station (COL)
09:47Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes
Greater Anglia
05:350h20
Colchester station (COL)
05:55Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes
Greater Anglia
06:430h21
Colchester station (COL)
07:04Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes
Greater Anglia
07:450h22
Colchester station (COL)
08:07Chelmsford station (CHM)
£161One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Colchester to Chelmsford

distanceDistance21 miles
durationAverage train duration17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAbellio Greater Anglia

Trains from Colchester to Chelmsford cover the 21 miles long route taking on average 17 min with our travel partners like Abellio Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Chelmsford.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia trains Colchester to Chelmsford

Travel to Chelmsford from Colchester from £7 with Omio’s train partners Abellio Greater Anglia! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Greater Anglia is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to intercity services. The commuter trains run at regular intervals throughout the day, while the intercity services run at peak times. The train types include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, Class 90, Class 91, Class 360 and Class 379. The ticket types available are Standard, First Class and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and refreshment trolleys. The most popular routes for Greater Anglia are London Liverpool Street to Norwich, London Liverpool Street to Cambridge and London Liverpool Street to Ipswich.

Abellio Greater Anglia from Colchester to Chelmsford train information:

  • Average Duration: 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: £7
  • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Colchester to Chelmsford train

FAQs: Travel by train from Colchester to Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Colchester to Chelmsford can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Colchester to Chelmsford is £14; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Colchester to Chelmsford train travel time is 17 min   for the 21 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Colchester to Chelmsford leaves at 04: 33. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Colchester to Chelmsford leaves at 20: 02.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Colchester to Chelmsford without having to change trains with Abellio Greater Anglia. There are 25 direct trains from Colchester to Chelmsford each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Colchester to Chelmsford train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Abellio Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Colchester to Chelmsford to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 02.

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 Chelmsford, located 0.1 miles (234 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Chelmsford from Colchester is worth doing with a journey time of 17 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Colchester to Chelmsford is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Colchester to Chelmsford including taking a train or coach.

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