Stowmarket to Colchester by train

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Travelling from Stowmarket to Colchester by train

Fast trains from Stowmarket to Colchester take around 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 34 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stowmarket and Colchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Stowmarket to Colchester?

Direct trains from Stowmarket to Colchester have been found.

We usually find around 20 direct trains on the route from Stowmarket to Colchester every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

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

The Stowmarket to Colchester train travel time is normally about 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Colchester is usually scheduled to depart Stowmarket around 06:00 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stowmarket around 07:29, and the last at 23:08.

When to book Stowmarket 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 Stowmarket to Colchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stowmarket and Colchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Stowmarket 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.