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How much do train tickets from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea cost?

The prices for train tickets from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea will cost £ 20.40. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 23.34. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Colchester to Southend-on-Sea by train

Best price £ 20.40
Journey duration 2 h 4 min
Connections per day 83
First departure 06:05
Last departure 21:43
Distance 25.5 mi

Route Summary by Train

Connections
83
Carriers
1
Minimum price
£ 20.40
Maximum price
£ 30.70

Colchester - Southend-on-Sea

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2 changes
Duration: 1 h 34 min
Colchester - Southend East
06:05 - 07:39
£ 20.40
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3 changes
Duration: 2 h 13 min
Colchester - Southend East
06:05 - 08:18
£ 20.40
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Greater Anglia
2 changes
Duration: 1 h 45 min
Colchester - Southend East
06:15 - 08:00
£ 20.40
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Greater Anglia
3 changes
Duration: 2 h 11 min
Colchester - Southend East
06:27 - 08:38
£ 20.40
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Greater Anglia
2 changes
Duration: 1 h 51 min
Colchester - Southend East
06:27 - 08:18
£ 20.40
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Greater Anglia
2 changes
Duration: 1 h 55 min
Colchester - Southend East
06:43 - 08:38
£ 20.40
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Greater Anglia
2 changes
Duration: 1 h 42 min
Colchester - Southend East
07:13 - 08:55
£ 20.40

How much time will it take to go from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea by train?

The journey between Colchester and Southend-on-Sea runs for about 26 mi and usually takes approximately 2 h 4 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 h 34 min. If you are trying to get from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea, which usually leaves at 06:05. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:43. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use to travel from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea?

You will be able to leave Colchester by using stations such as Colchester and Colchester Town. These connect you to stations including Southend East in Southend-on-Sea. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Colchester or in Southend-on-Sea, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea take place each day?

On average, there are 83 daily departures from Colchester to Southend-on-Sea. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 83 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of departures from Colchester which travel directly to Southend-on-Sea. There are 83 journeys with one change or more.

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