Trains from Colchester to London
We partner with the top bus & train carriers to bring you the best deals.
No Wanderu Fees
Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.
Best Travel Options
We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.
There are 20 daily trains from Colchester to London. Traveling by train from Colchester to London usually takes around one hour and one minute, but the fastest Greater Anglia train can make the trip in 45 minutes.
|Distance||51 mi (82 km)|
|Fastest train||0h 45m|
|Trains per day||21|
|Most frequent service||Greater Anglia|
Which train should you take from Colchester to London?
Greater Anglia is the one and only train line which connects Colchester to London. However, there are 20 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greater Anglia||20||1h 2m||$30.22|
Greater Anglia train tickets from Colchester to London start from $13, and on average cost . Daily there are 20 Greater Anglia schedules to London. Greater Anglia in Colchester leaves from Colchester Train Station and one other station. And in London trains arrive at London Liverpool St .
From Colchester to London train travel on Greater Anglia takes 1 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Greater Anglia offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 45 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Greater Anglia offers 21 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to London.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Colchester to London during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Colchester to London?
When are trains the most crowded?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Colchester to London on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Colchester at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Colchester to London?
There are 20 scheduled trains on most days. 21 of these are direct connections to London. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
You can also take a train for your return trip from London to Colchester.
One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.
London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.
The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.
Where is the train station in Colchester?
Main departure station: Colchester Train Station
There are two stations in Colchester where you can board the train to London.
All train stations in Colchester:
Colchester Train Station
Colchester Town Station
Where is the train station in London?
Main arrival station: London Liverpool St
London has one train station.
All train stations in London:
London Liverpool St
Need a return trip from London to Colchester?Search Train Tickets
Plan your next adventure
More trains from Colchester
- Colchester to Marks Tey Train
- Colchester to Manea
- Colchester to Brentwood Train
- Train from Colchester to Chelmsford
- Colchester to Great Bentley Train
- Train from Colchester to Hatfield Peverel
- Train from Colchester to Ingatestone
- Colchester to Kirby Cross Train
- Train from Colchester to Thorpe-le-Soken
- Colchester to Walton-on-the-Naze Train
- Colchester to Weeley Train
- Colchester to Witham Train
- Train from Colchester to Wivenhoe
- Colchester to Romford Train
- Train from Colchester to Diss
- Colchester to Norwich
- Train from Colchester to Peterborough
- Train from Colchester to Ipswich
Continue by train from London
Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.
With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.