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Train Information to Colchester from Leicester

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£70 (€78)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains

Trains from Leicester to Colchester cover the 100 miles (161 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £70, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £50. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Colchester.

Travel Tips

Trains from Leicester to Colchester
Travel by train to Colchester 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 Leicester to Colchester.
What is the cost of cheap trains from Leicester to Colchester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Colchester from Leicester for as little as £50  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Leicester to Colchester?
The Leicester to Colchester train ticket price is on average £70  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance between Leicester and Colchester by train?
The Leicester to Colchester train distance is approximately 100 miles (161 km).
How long is the train to Colchester from Leicester?
On average the train from Leicester to Colchester duration is 3 h 4 min  for the 100 miles (161 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Leicester goes to Colchester? Which train station do I come into Colchester from Leicester?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leicester   and arriving in Colchester.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Leicester and need to travel around 0.6 miles (945 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Colchester most often arrive at Colchester and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers go from Leicester to Colchester?
If you're looking for trains from Leicester to Colchester, you can rely on East Midlands Trains to get you to Colchester. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Leicester to Colchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Leicester and Colchester?
The average number of trains departing Leicester for Colchester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I book train tickets from Leicester to Colchester to score the best deals?
If you book Leicester to Colchester train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £70. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Colchester from Leicester. 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 Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your trip to Colchester from Leicester.