Colchester to Ely by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 16m
  • Distance
    71 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Colchester to Ely by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Ely take around 1 hour and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 71 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Ely.

1. Are there direct trains from Colchester to Ely?

Direct trains from Colchester to Ely have been found.

We usually find at least one direct train on the route from Colchester to Ely every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Colchester to Ely train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the only direct train to Ely is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 05:40. At weekends the only direct train usually departs Colchester around 05:40.

When to book Colchester to Ely 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 Ely by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colchester and Ely?

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