Ely to Colchester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 14m
  • Distance
    71 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ely to Colchester by train

Fast trains from Ely to Colchester take around 1 hour and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 71 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ely and Colchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Ely to Colchester?

Direct trains from Ely to Colchester have been found.

We usually find around 3 direct trains on the route from Ely to Colchester every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Ely to Colchester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Colchester is usually scheduled to depart Ely around 20:31 and the last train is around 22:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ely around 18:29, and the last at 22:28.

When to book Ely to Colchester 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 Ely to Colchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ely and Colchester?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia

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.