Colchester to Coventry by train

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    23:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 32m
  • Distance
    175 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Colchester to Coventry by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Coventry take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 175 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Coventry.

1. Are there direct trains from Colchester to Coventry?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Colchester to Coventry 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 35 departures.

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

The Colchester to Coventry train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Coventry is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 04:43 and the last train is around 23:03. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Colchester to Coventry 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 Coventry by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colchester and Coventry?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Coventry 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.