Duration 2h 1m
Distance 40.6 miles
Average price £30
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dartford and Braintree takes 2h 1m and the fastest train takes 1h 37m. There is a train service every few hours from Dartford 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. Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Braintree
2h 27m
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£23 - £46

Dartford to Braintree train times

Trains run hourly between Dartford and Braintree. The earliest departure is at 05:15 in the morning, and the last departure from Dartford is at 20:45 which arrives into Braintree at 22:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dartford to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Dartford and arriving at Braintree via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Dartford and Braintree is 33 miles. The road distance is 40.6 miles.

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Dartford to Braintree train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station.

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

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