The distance between Colchester to Braintree is 14.59 miles or 23.47 km. A train trip from Colchester to Braintree typically takes and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Braintree faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Greater Anglia. The fastest train trip covers the distance in and 25 minutes to get from Colchester to Braintree.
The train trip takes less than one hour to reach Braintree. That's so quick you don't even need to make a day trip out of it, you could just hop on the train to explore Braintree for a couple of hours and be back in Colchester in no time.
On Tuesday trains from Colchester to Braintree are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 42 schedules to compare for your trip to Braintree. One train carrier operates regular service on the Colchester to Braintree route. Greater Anglia offers the most scheduled departures between Colchester to Braintree, usually offering 42 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Colchester to Braintree, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Colchester to Braintree, which start at £8.07.
Greater Anglia train tickets from Colchester to Braintree start from £6.82, and on average cost £8.08. Daily there are 42 Greater Anglia schedules to Braintree. Greater Anglia in Colchester leaves from Rail Station and one other station. And in Braintree trains arrive at Braintree Freeport and 2 other train stations.
From Colchester to Braintree train travel on Greater Anglia takes 0 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Braintree faster, Greater Anglia offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 25 minutes.