Reading Rail Station to Colchester Town Rail Station - travel by train and rail

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Reading Rail Station to Colchester Town Rail Station

Leave at 06:59 and arrive at 09:27
Journey time 02:28
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Great Western Railway to London Paddington

  • London Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Paddington

  • Paddington

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Circle line or District line to Edgware Road (Circle Line)

  • Edgware Road (Circle Line) Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Most Tube station and all DLR station ticket machines (except at Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal and Shadwell from Monday 10 August) are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground stations are still accepting cash.

Most Tube station and all DLR station ticket machines (except at Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal and Shadwell from Monday 10 August) are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground stations are still accepting cash.

Change for Circle line to Liverpool Street

  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Most Tube station and all DLR station ticket machines (except at Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal and Shadwell from Monday 10 August) are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground stations are still accepting cash.

Most Tube station and all DLR station ticket machines (except at Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal and Shadwell from Monday 10 August) are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground stations are still accepting cash.

Change for Greater Anglia to Colchester

  • Stratford (London) Rail Station
  • Shenfield Rail Station
  • Chelmsford Rail Station
  • Hatfield Peverel Rail Station
  • Witham (Essex) Rail Station
  • Kelvedon Rail Station
  • Marks Tey Rail Station
  • Colchester Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Greater Anglia to Colchester Town

  • Colchester Town Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Reading Rail Station to Colchester Town Rail Station

Leave at 07:12 and arrive at 09:40
Journey time 02:28
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Great Western Railway to London Paddington

  • London Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Lancaster Gate Station

  • Lancaster Gate Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Central line to Liverpool Street

  • Marble Arch Underground Station
  • Bond Street Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
  • Holborn Underground Station
  • Chancery Lane Underground Station
  • St. Paul's Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Most Tube station and all DLR station ticket machines (except at Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal and Shadwell from Monday 10 August) are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground stations are still accepting cash.

Change for Greater Anglia to Wivenhoe

  • Stratford (London) Rail Station
  • Shenfield Rail Station
  • Ingatestone Rail Station
  • Chelmsford Rail Station
  • Witham (Essex) Rail Station
  • Colchester Rail Station
  • Wivenhoe Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Greater Anglia to Colchester Town

  • Hythe (Essex) Rail Station
  • Colchester Town Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Reading Rail Station to Colchester Town Rail Station

Leave at 07:26 and arrive at 09:42
Journey time 02:16
You will need to make 8 changes

Start with Great Western Railway to London Paddington

  • Slough Rail Station
  • London Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Paddington

  • Paddington

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for District line or Circle line to Edgware Road (Circle Line)

  • Edgware Road (Circle Line) Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Most Tube station and all DLR station ticket machines (except at Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal and Shadwell from Monday 10 August) are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground stations are still accepting cash.

Most Tube station and all DLR station ticket machines (except at Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal and Shadwell from Monday 10 August) are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground stations are still accepting cash.

Change for Circle line to Liverpool Street

  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Most Tube station and all DLR station ticket machines (except at Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal and Shadwell from Monday 10 August) are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground stations are still accepting cash.

Most Tube station and all DLR station ticket machines (except at Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal and Shadwell from Monday 10 August) are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground stations are still accepting cash.

Change for Greater Anglia to Colchester

  • Stratford (London) Rail Station
  • Chelmsford Rail Station
  • Colchester Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Colchester, Railway Station Layby

  • Colchester, Railway Station Layby

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 8 bus to Colchester, Town Railway Station

  • Colchester, The Albert
  • Colchester, Causton Road
  • Colchester, Middleborough
  • Colchester Town Centre, Angel Court
  • Colchester Town Centre, Queen Street
  • Colchester, Town Railway Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Colchester Town Rail Station

  • Colchester Town Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

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