Trains from Colchester to Cambridge

Colchester to Cambridge train information

Colchester Cambridge train map

Train duration 1h51m
Arrival Cambridge, England
Departure Colchester, England
Distance 40 Miles

The trip between Colchester, located in England and Cambridge, situated in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Cambridge from Colchester. The average train duration between Colchester to Cambridge is 1h51m to travel the 40 miles.

Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Colchester to Cambridge train tickets

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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Colchester to Cambridge by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Colchester to Cambridge in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £8 when booking your ticket 3 days in advance which is 34% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Colchester to Cambridge trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Colchester and Cambridge by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Cambridge to Colchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Colchester Cambridge train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can assess the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Colchester Cambridge ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make about 2 trips from Cambridge to Colchester (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

  • The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Colchester to Cambridge train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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