Cheap train tickets from Colchester to Luton

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£56

Average

£57

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.

The average ticket from Colchester to Luton will cost around £ 57 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 56.

Thameslink
08:25AMColchester3h02 11:27AMLuton
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£561One-way
Greater Anglia
12:30PMColchester2h36 03:06PMLuton
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£571One-way
Greater Anglia
08:00AMColchester2h15 10:15AMLuton
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£571One-way
Greater Anglia
08:22AMColchester2h22 10:44AMLuton
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£571One-way
Greater Anglia
08:30AMColchester2h30 11:00AMLuton
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£581One-way

Train schedule Colchester to Luton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 22 May
Greater Anglia
08:00Colchester2h15 10:15Luton
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Greater Anglia
08:06Colchester2h24 10:30Luton
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Greater Anglia
08:22Colchester2h22 10:44Luton
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Thameslink
08:25Colchester3h02 11:27Luton
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Greater Anglia
08:30Colchester2h30 11:00Luton
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Greater Anglia
09:06Colchester2h37 11:43Luton
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Greater Anglia
12:30Colchester2h36 15:06Luton
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Sun
22 May
£56Thameslink
£29National Express
Mon
23 May
£57Greater Anglia
£27National Express
Tue
24 May
£57Greater Anglia
£27National Express
Wed
25 May
£55Greater Anglia
£21National Express
Thu
26 May
£56Greater Anglia
£27National Express
Fri
27 May
£56Greater Anglia
£27National Express
Sat
28 May
£57Greater Anglia
£31National Express

Fastest train times from Colchester to Luton

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 15 m

Average

2 h 32 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

91 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Colchester for Luton every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 91 km distance in an average of 2 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 15 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 2 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Greater Anglia
08:00Colchester2h15 10:15Luton
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£571One-way
Greater Anglia
08:22Colchester2h22 10:44Luton
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£571One-way
Greater Anglia
08:06Colchester2h24 10:30Luton
0 changes
£581One-way
Greater Anglia
08:30Colchester2h30 11:00Luton
0 changes
£581One-way
Greater Anglia
12:30Colchester2h36 15:06Luton
0 changes
£571One-way

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Overview: Train from Colchester to Luton

distanceDistance56 miles (90 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£57 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia

Trains from Colchester to Luton cover the 56 miles (90 km) long route taking on average 2 h 10 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 £55, but the average price of train tickets is £57. Travellers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Luton.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Colchester to Luton cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Colchester to Luton for as little as £55  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Colchester to Luton?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Colchester to Luton train to cost on average £57  one way.

What is the distance by train from Colchester to Luton?

The distance from Colchester to Luton by train is approximately 56 miles (90 km).

How long is the train journey to Luton from Colchester?

The Colchester to Luton train duration is on average 2 h 10 min, which is to be expected when travelling 56 miles (90 km) to Luton from Colchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station in Colchester goes to Luton? Which train station do I come into Luton from Colchester?

There are a few train stations in Colchester to start your journey from including Colchester, Colchester Town and Colchester, Hythe Railway Station. In Luton you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and London Luton Airport.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Colchester   and arrive in Luton.

Where is the train station in Colchester? Where is the train station in Luton?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Colchester and travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Luton and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (859 m) from the train station to the city centre in Luton.

Which train companies can take me to Luton from Colchester?

When taking a train from Colchester to Luton, you can count on Greater Anglia for the best way to get you to Luton. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Colchester to Luton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there from Colchester to Luton a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Colchester to Luton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Colchester to Luton? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Colchester to Luton train departs at 07: 01   and the last train from Colchester to Luton leaves at 19: 03. Check out the most up-to-date Colchester to Luton train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between Colchester and Luton for the best deals?

You can find a train to Luton from Colchester to cost on average £57 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Colchester to Luton train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Colchester
Luton
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 Luton.