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Gatwick Airport to Colchester by train

  • First train
    04:20
  • Last train
    23:58
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 58m
  • Distance
    110 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    84
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Colchester by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Colchester take around 1 hour and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 110 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Colchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Colchester?

Journeys between Gatwick Airport and Colchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 88 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport to Colchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 84 departures.

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

The Gatwick Airport to Colchester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Colchester is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 04:20 and the last train is around 23:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 04:21, and the last at 00:04.

When to book Gatwick Airport to Colchester 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 Gatwick Airport to Colchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Colchester?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Gatwick Express
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Colchester to Gatwick Airport 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.