Colchester to Paris by train

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    23:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 44m
  • Distance
    352 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Colchester to Paris by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Paris take around 3 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 352 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Paris.

1. Are there direct trains from Colchester to Paris?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Colchester to Paris every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

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

The Colchester to Paris train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Paris is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 04:43 and the last train is around 23:03. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Colchester to Paris train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Paris by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colchester and Paris?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Eurostar
  • Greater Anglia
  • 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.