Trains from

Cambridge to Colchester

  1. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 3 estimated
    04:38
    Cambridge
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:57
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:18
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    07:15
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    04:56
    Cambridge
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:20
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:30
    Stansted Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:33
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:00
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 10 estimated
    07:47
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:21
    Cambridge
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:00
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    07:18
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 13 estimated
    08:15
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    05:44
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    06:33
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 11 estimated
    06:33
    London Kings Cross
    07:30
    London Liverpool Street
    07:30
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 9 estimated
    08:22
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:42
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:02
    Ipswich
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:09
    Ipswich
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:28
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    06:44
    Cambridge
    Platform 8 estimated
    07:33
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 9 estimated
    07:33
    London Kings Cross
    08:18
    London Liverpool Street
    08:18
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 12 estimated
    09:15
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:47
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:02
    Ipswich
    Platform 4B estimated
    09:09
    Ipswich
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:28
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:47
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:02
    Ipswich
    Platform 4B estimated
    10:09
    Ipswich
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:28
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:47
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:02
    Ipswich
    Platform 4B estimated
    11:09
    Ipswich
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:28
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:47
    Cambridge
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:02
    Ipswich
    Platform 4B estimated
    12:09
    Ipswich
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:28
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Cambridge to Colchester

  • Train Fares from: £8.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 2
  • How long does it take to travel from Cambridge to Colchester by train?

    The average journey time between Cambridge and Colchester is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 45 trains per day travelling from Cambridge to Colchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Colchester?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Cambridge to Colchester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Cambridge to Colchester.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Cambridge and Colchester?

    The distance between Cambridge and Colchester is 38 miles.

    Distance: 38 miles
  • What time is the first train from Cambridge to Colchester?

    The first train from Cambridge to Colchester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Cambridge to Colchester?

    The last train from Cambridge to Colchester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for Cambridge to Colchester

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Cambridge to Colchester here.
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