Trains from Colchester to Lowestoft

Colchester to Lowestoft train information

Colchester Lowestoft train map

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Arrival Lowestoft, England
Departure Colchester, England
Distance 54 Miles
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Colchester (East of England) to Lowestoft (East of England). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.
  • The duration to travel to Lowestoft from Colchester can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes. There are 54 miles between both cities.
  • Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to look at the latest available offers.

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Best prices for Colchester to Lowestoft trains

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

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Discount Colchester - Lowestoft train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Colchester Lowestoft train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Colchester Lowestoft 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 on average 2 trips from Lowestoft to Colchester (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a whole 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 Lowestoft 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