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Duration 5h 5m
Distance 239.4 miles
Average price £234
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Braintree and Accrington takes 5h 5m and the fastest train takes 4h 10m. The train service runs several times per day from Braintree to Accrington. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Braintree
  2. London Euston
  3. Accrington
4h 46m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£103 - £314

Braintree to Accrington train times

Trains run every two hours between Braintree and Accrington. The earliest departure is at 06:40 in the morning, and the last departure from Braintree is at 22:00 which arrives into Accrington at 09:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Monday, November 30, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Braintree to Accrington. However, there are services departing from Braintree and arriving at Accrington via Liverpool Street station, London Euston and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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The distance between Braintree and Accrington is 179 miles. The road distance is 239.4 miles.

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Braintree to Accrington train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Braintree station.

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Braintree to Accrington train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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