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Trains Colchester to Ely: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Colchester to Ely?

When you're traveling from Colchester to Ely, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 31.10. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 31.10, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Colchester to Ely by train

Best price £ 31.10
Journey duration 26 min
Connections per day 38
First departure 12:52
Last departure 18:56
Distance 44.7 mi
Departure Colchester
Arrival Ely
Carriers Nationalrail, Greater Anglia, East Midlands Railway, Great Northern

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How long will it take me to travel from Colchester to Ely by train?

The journey between Colchester and Ely by train usually takes 26 min to cover a distance of 44.7 mi. The shortest journey from Colchester to Ely will take you 14 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Ely quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Colchester to Ely?

The first daily departure from Colchester to Ely leaves at 12:52, while the last journey of the day sets out at 18:56. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Colchester and Ely. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Colchester to Ely?

In Colchester, departure stations include Colchester [ COL ], Ipswich, Colchester, Alresford, Bury St Edmunds, Norwich, Ely and Cambridge. When you arrive in Ely, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Ely [ ELY ], Colchester, Ipswich, Ely, Alresford and Cambridge. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Colchester to Ely are there every day?

The route from Colchester to Ely is served by providers including Greater Anglia, East Midlands Railway and Great Northern. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 38 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Colchester 38 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Colchester to Ely, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 38 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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