Colchester to Grantham by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    00:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 36m
  • Distance
    155 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Colchester to Grantham by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Grantham take around 2 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 155 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Grantham.

1. Are there direct trains from Colchester to Grantham?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Colchester to Grantham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 45 departures.

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

The Colchester to Grantham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Grantham is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 05:40 and the last train is around 00:23. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Colchester to Grantham 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 Grantham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colchester and Grantham?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections

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.