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Colchester to Lowestoft by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    00:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 47m
  • Distance
    87 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Colchester to Lowestoft by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Lowestoft take around 1 hour and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 87 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Lowestoft.

1. Are there direct trains from Colchester to Lowestoft?

Journeys between Colchester and Lowestoft usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Colchester to Lowestoft every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 45 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Colchester to Lowestoft?

The Colchester to Lowestoft train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Colchester to Lowestoft train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lowestoft is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 05:40 and the last train is around 00:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colchester around 05:40, and the last at 00:23.

When to book Colchester to Lowestoft train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Colchester to Lowestoft by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colchester and Lowestoft?

More than one train company operates on the route from Colchester to Lowestoft, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Lowestoft to Colchester by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.