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Duration 1h 23m
Distance 51.4 miles
Average price £24
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Big Ben and Braintree takes 1h 23m and the fastest train takes 1h 20m. There is a train service every few hours from Big Ben to Braintree. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Subway, train

  1. Westminster station
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Braintree
2h 5m
£20 - £29

Big Ben to Braintree train times

Trains run hourly between Big Ben and Braintree. The earliest departure is at 06:37 in the morning, and the last departure from Big Ben is at 21:27 which arrives into Braintree at 22:50. All services require a transfer at Stratford Underground Station and take an average of 1h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Big Ben station to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Westminster station and arriving at Braintree via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Big Ben and Braintree is 39 miles. The road distance is 51.4 miles.

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Big Ben to Braintree train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Westminster station.

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Big Ben to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Braintree station.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Braintree. Prices start at £75 per night.

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