Colchester to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Colchester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£69

Average

£89

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

London North Eastern Railway
08:22Colchester6h53 15:15Edinburgh
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£691One-way
London North Eastern Railway
04:40Colchester5h42 10:22Edinburgh
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£711One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:33Colchester6h42 15:15Edinburgh
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£981One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:30Colchester5h52 15:22Edinburgh
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£981One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:35Colchester6h34 14:09Edinburgh
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£991One-way

Train schedule Colchester to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
London North Eastern Railway
04:40Colchester5h42 10:22Edinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
07:35Colchester6h34 14:09Edinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:22Colchester6h53 15:15Edinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:33Colchester6h42 15:15Edinburgh
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:12Colchester6h12 15:24Edinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
09:30Colchester5h52 15:22Edinburgh
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Fastest train times from Colchester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 42 m

Average

6 h 19 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

525 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Colchester for Edinburgh every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
04:40Colchester5h42 10:22Edinburgh
0 changes
£711One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:30Colchester5h52 15:22Edinburgh
0 changes
£981One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:12Colchester6h12 15:24Edinburgh
0 changes
£1011One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:35Colchester6h34 14:09Edinburgh
0 changes
£991One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:33Colchester6h42 15:15Edinburgh
0 changes
£981One-way

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Overview: Train from Colchester to Edinburgh

distanceDistance326 miles (525 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£114 (€127)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCaledonian Sleeper, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Greater Anglia

Trains from Colchester to Edinburgh cover the 326 miles (525 km) long route taking on average 6 h 22 min with our travel partners like Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £114, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £73. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: Abellio Greater Anglia and CrossCountry trains Colchester to Edinburgh

Buy your official Abellio Greater Anglia and CrossCountry train tickets between Colchester and Edinburgh from £73 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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    Looking to travel by train to Edinburgh from Colchester? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with Abellio Greater Anglia. Check Omio to see current Abellio Greater Anglia train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Colchester to Edinburgh train and book Abellio Greater Anglia tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Colchester and Edinburgh, you can expect to travel 326 miles (525 km) one-way with Abellio Greater Anglia. If you search for trains to Edinburgh from Colchester in the Omio app, you can check if the Abellio Greater Anglia ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Abellio Greater Anglia, we do the work for you to get you safely to Edinburgh from Colchester. Book that perfect Colchester to Edinburgh train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Abellio Greater Anglia!

    Colchester to Edinburgh train information with Abellio Greater Anglia:

    • Average Duration: 8 h 1 min
    • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 6 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Colchester to Edinburgh

    Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
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    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Colchester to Edinburgh for as low as £73  for the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Colchester to Edinburgh train price to come in at an average of £114  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 326 miles (525 km)  to Edinburgh from Colchester by train.
    On average the Colchester to Edinburgh train time is 6 h 22 min  covering the 326 miles (525 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    When departing from Colchester, you have various train station options to start your route from including Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Colchester, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Colchester.

    The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

    When taking a train from Colchester to Edinburgh, you can count on Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Greater Anglia for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Edinburgh from Colchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing Colchester for Edinburgh is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first Colchester to Edinburgh train departs at 04: 40   and the last train from Colchester to Edinburgh leaves at 15: 43. Check out the most up-to-date Colchester to Edinburgh train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you book a train ticket between Colchester and Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £114 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Colchester to Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Colchester
    Edinburgh
    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 Edinburgh.
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    +44 8450507080
    Public transport options for Colchester
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop at the bus stop by main station entrance
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    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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