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Train to Colchester

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Officially Britains's oldest recorded town Colchester is proud of its past but invites you to explore its present too.

Train To Colchester

Trains to Colchester are operated by National Express East Anglia, so it has fantastic rail links with the rest of Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk and London.  Trains to Colchester from London call at two London stations:London Liverpool Street station and Stratford London.

Train To Colchester Stations

A train to Colchester will terminate at one of Colchester's three main stations.  Colchester's main station,  Colchester lies in in the north of the town, alight here Colchester General Hospital, Highwoods County Park and Colchester Golf Centre.  Colchester Town rail station lies in the city centre, just north of the high street, where you will also find Colchester Castle and Castle Park.  Finally Hythe Station (Essex) serves Winvenhoe Park and Essex University.

Popular Trains To Colchester

(58m) 5-6 direct trains per hour
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Norwich (57m) 2 direct trains per hour
Cambridge(1h36)1-2 per hr change at Ipswich
Peterborough (2h03) 1 direct every 2 hours
Brighton (2h35)1 per hour change at London
Nottingham (3h09) 1 per hour changing at Ely
Bristol (3h41) 2 per hour changing at London
Southampton (3h06) 2 per hour change at London

Why Take A Train To Colchester?

Dating back over two thousand years Colchester has a rich history and this can be seen through the many museums the town has to offer.

Attractions in Colchester

With great shopping, restaurants, bars and night life Colchester is an excellent place to spend the day and night. If shopping is not your thing then how about a visit to Colchester Zoo. New to zoo fo 2010 is the Amur leopard enclosure at Ussuri falls, and the meerkat enclosure at Suricata Sands.

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