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Whether you’re heading home or meeting up with friends, you’ll get there in no time when you take one of the regular trains from Chelmsford to Colchester. This is a quick, easy way to travel and is the perfect choice if you’re commuting between the two destinations regularly.  

Take a look at our live departures board below. There are plenty of train times and tickets available from Chelmsford to Colchester, so you can easily make travel plans that suit your schedule. Don’t forget to check top money-saving tips too for a bargain on your rail fare.


Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets

Use a Railcard

Have you got a Railcard? If you’re eligible for one, you could potentially save 1/3 on train tickets from Chelmsford to Colchester, along with other rail services.

Book direct

When you book direct from Great Northern, we guarantee that there’ll be no nasty surprises at checkout. That’s because we only charge for the cost of the ticket and no additional booking fees.

Season ticket

If this is your regular commute, you could save with a Season ticket. Here, you pay for the first 40 weeks of the year and then get the remaining 12 for free.

No booking fees and collect at the station in the UK

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