Colchester to Milton Keynes by train

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    23:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 7m
  • Distance
    116 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Colchester to Milton Keynes by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Milton Keynes take around 2 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 116 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Milton Keynes.

1. Are there direct trains from Colchester to Milton Keynes?

Journeys between Colchester and Milton Keynes usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Colchester to Milton Keynes 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 42 departures.

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

The Colchester to Milton Keynes train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Milton Keynes is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 04:43 and the last train is around 23:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colchester around 07:03, and the last at 23:33.

When to book Colchester to Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colchester and Milton Keynes?

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

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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.