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Colchester to Liverpool by train

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    23:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 38m
  • Distance
    312 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 36m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Colchester to Liverpool by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Liverpool take around 3 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 312 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Liverpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Colchester to Liverpool?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Colchester to Liverpool 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 48 departures.

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

The Colchester to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 04:43 and the last train is around 23:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colchester around 04:43, and the last at 00:23.

When to book Colchester to Liverpool 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 Liverpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colchester and Liverpool?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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.