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Could You Travel By Train?

From your new home at Chesterwell you can reach Colchester train station in around 10-15 minutes by bus or by cycle. The station offers a total of 554 cycle storage spaces, including a secure cycle compound that requires a key fob access to 134 secure spaces.

Colchester train station is served by Greater Anglia train services. It is on the main route from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich and Norwich and offers frequent connections to London. In addition, Colchester has direct links to a wide range of destinations including Chelmsford, Clacton and Walton-on-the-Naze. For more information on train travel visit the links to the right of this page.

Further Useful Links


For ticketing information, click below.

Train Operator

Your local train operator is Greater Anglia, visit their website below.

Live Departure Boards

For live arrival and departure information click below.


Did you know that there are a number of railcard offers available, including the ‘Two Together’ and the ‘Family and Friends’ Railcard where you can benefit from great discounts on rail travel when travelling either with one other person or with the whole family? Both Railcards can be obtained through the Railcard website, which can be accessed below.

Travel Tools

National Rail Enquiries offers a whole host of useful tools to make planning your trip and travelling by train really easy. Click below to access a train tracker tool and a range of phone and web apps.


If you regularly make journeys that involve catching both the train and bus you may benefit from PLUSBUS, a discount price bus pass that you can buy with your train ticket. PLUSBUS grants you unlimited bus and tram travel across 290 towns and cities across the UK. To find out whether you would benefit from PLUSBUS click below.

Station Facilities

To find out what facilities are available at your local rail stations click below.