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Overview: Train from Colchester to Dover

distanceDistance55 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£63 (€71)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSoutheastern

Trains from Colchester to Dover cover the 55 miles long route taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like Southeastern. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £63, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £63. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Dover Priory.

Train providers: Southeastern trains Colchester to Dover

Buy your official Southeastern train tickets to Dover from Colchester from £63 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.


Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Southeastern to Dover from Colchester for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Southeastern train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Colchester to Dover train with Southeastern (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Colchester - Dover journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Colchester to Dover by train is 55 miles (88 km). You can book tickets for this Southeastern train for as low as £63 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Southeastern tickets from Colchester to Dover in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Southeastern Colchester - Dover train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Travel Tips: Trains from Colchester to Dover

Travel by train to Dover 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 Dover.
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Colchester and Dover for the next 7 days starting from £63  one way.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Dover from Colchester is £63  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Colchester to Dover via train to be approximately 55 miles.
The train time between Colchester and Dover is on average 2 h 22 min  for the 55 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Dover from Colchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Colchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station. When you arrive in Dover, your train can arrive in train stations including Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd).

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Colchester   to Dover Priory.

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 Dover Priory, located 0.6 miles (903 m) away from the city centre.

For the trip from Colchester to Dover you can take a train with Southeastern. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Dover from Colchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Colchester at 08: 14. The last train leaves from Colchester at 08: 20. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Colchester to Dover and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Colchester to Dover is on average £63 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Colchester to Dover available a few months in advance.

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 Dover.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 8450507080
Public transport options for Colchester
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop at the bus stop by main station entrance
Amenities at station
Public transport options for Colchester Town
Onward travel information: Colchester Town Station is around 5 minutes walk from Colchester Bus Station
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Town Railway Station Bus Stops (stop B) for planned rail replacement only.

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