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Harwich to Colchester by train

  • First train
    07:16
  • Last train
    23:36
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    22m
  • Distance
    25 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Harwich to Colchester by train

Fast trains from Harwich to Colchester take around 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 25 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Harwich and Colchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Harwich to Colchester?

Direct trains from Harwich to Colchester have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Harwich to Colchester every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Harwich to Colchester train travel time is normally about 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Colchester is usually scheduled to depart Harwich around 07:16 and the last train is around 23:36. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Harwich around 07:20, and the last at 00:02.

When to book Harwich 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 Harwich to Colchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Harwich and Colchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Harwich to Colchester, 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.

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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.