Colchester to Hull by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 4m
  • Distance
    223 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Colchester to Hull by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Hull take around 4 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 223 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Hull.

1. Are there direct trains from Colchester to Hull?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Colchester to Hull 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 34 departures.

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

The Colchester to Hull train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hull is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colchester around 05:12, and the last at 23:33.

When to book Colchester to Hull 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 Hull by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colchester and Hull?

More than one train company operates on the route from Colchester to Hull, 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
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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.