Duration 2h 18m
Distance 81.9 miles
Average price £63
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Canterbury and Braintree takes 2h 18m and the fastest train takes 1h 54m. There is a train service every few hours from Canterbury 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.


  1. Canterbury West
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Braintree
2h 39m
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£47 - £78

Canterbury to Braintree train times

Trains run hourly between Canterbury and Braintree. The service departs Canterbury at 20:25 in the evening, which arrives into Braintree at 22:50. All services require a transfer at Stratford International and take an average of 2h 18m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Braintree via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Braintree is 47 miles. The road distance is 81.9 miles.

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Canterbury to Braintree train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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

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