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Stowmarket to Colchester by train

Prices explained

Prices explained

At Rail Europe we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Rail Europe searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest Price $17.87
  • First train
    06:30
  • Last train
    23:08
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    29m
  • Distance
    34 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stowmarket to Colchester by train

Fast trains from Stowmarket to Colchester take around 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 34 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stowmarket and Colchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Stowmarket to Colchester?

Direct trains from Stowmarket to Colchester have been found.

We usually find around 20 direct trains on the route from Stowmarket to Colchester every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

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

The Stowmarket to Colchester train travel time is normally about 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Colchester is usually scheduled to depart Stowmarket around 06:00 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stowmarket around 07:29, and the last at 23:08.

What's the Stowmarket to Colchester train price?

The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Stowmarket to Colchester are $17.87.

When to book Stowmarket 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 Stowmarket to Colchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stowmarket and Colchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Stowmarket 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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Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.