Cheap Colchester to Braintree  train tickets



How much are Colchester to Braintree train tickets?

Lowest Price£6.82
Fastest0h 25m
Daily Schedules42
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How to book cheap train tickets from Colchester to Braintree ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Colchester to Braintree is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Colchester to Braintree was £8.08. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 1 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Colchester to Braintree ? How far is Colchester to Braintree ?

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.

Greater Anglia has the greatest number of connections between Colchester to Braintree

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.

One train carrier connects Colchester to Braintree

Greater Anglia

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.

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There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Braintree that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Colchester serving this route is Rail Station, Hythe (Essex).
  • Rail Station
  • Hythe (Essex)
There are 3 different stations where trains arrive to in Braintree. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Colchester serving this route is Braintree Freeport, Railway Station, Cressing Station.
  • Braintree Freeport
  • Railway Station
  • Cressing Station