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Duration 10h 18m
Distance 256.1 miles
Average price £162
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Braintree and Porthmadog takes 10h 18m and the fastest train takes 7h 51m. The train service runs several times per day from Braintree to Porthmadog. 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. Birmingham New Street
  4. Machynlleth
  5. Porthmadog
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Braintree to Porthmadog train times

Trains run every four hours between Braintree and Porthmadog. The service departs Braintree at 22:00 at night, which arrives into Porthmadog at 10:51. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h 18m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Braintree to Porthmadog. However, there are services departing from Braintree and arriving at Porthmadog via Liverpool Street station, London Euston, Birmingham New Street and Machynlleth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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The distance between Braintree and Porthmadog is 211 miles. The road distance is 256.1 miles.

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

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Braintree to Porthmadog train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Porthmadog station.

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