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Overview: Train from Colchester to Chelmsford

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
durationAverage train duration17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia

Trains from Colchester to Chelmsford cover the 21 miles (34 km) long trip taking on average 17 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Chelmsford.

Travel Tips

Trains from Colchester to Chelmsford
Travel by train 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.
What is the price of the cheapest train between Colchester and Chelmsford?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Colchester to Chelmsford for as little as £13  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Colchester to Chelmsford cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Colchester to Chelmsford is £13  one way.
What is the distance to Chelmsford from Colchester by train?
The Colchester to Chelmsford train distance is approximately 21 miles (34 km).
How long does it take from Colchester to Chelmsford by train?
While the time it takes to travel 21 miles (34 km) to Chelmsford from Colchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Colchester to Chelmsford is on average 17 min.
What is the departure train station in Colchester and arrival train station in Chelmsford?

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Colchester, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre of Colchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Chelmsford, is located 0.1 miles (102 m) away from the city centre of Chelmsford.

What train providers go from Colchester to Chelmsford?
When taking a train from Colchester to Chelmsford, you can count on Greater Anglia for the best way to get you to Chelmsford. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Colchester and Chelmsford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there between Colchester and Chelmsford a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Colchester to Chelmsford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I purchase Colchester to Chelmsford train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy Colchester to Chelmsford train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £13. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Colchester and Chelmsford. 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

The major railway station for departures from Colchester is Colchester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Colchester for your trip from Colchester to Chelmsford.