Duration 3h 36m
Distance 149.1 miles
Average price £81
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Derby and Braintree takes 3h 36m and the fastest train takes 2h 52m. There is a train service every few hours from Derby 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. Derby
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Braintree
3h 37m
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£67 - £95

Derby to Braintree train times

Trains run hourly between Derby and Braintree. The earliest departure is at 06:34 in the morning, and the last departure from Derby is at 21:22 which arrives into Braintree at 07:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Braintree via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Derby and Braintree is 113 miles. The road distance is 149.1 miles.

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Derby to Braintree train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Derby station.

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

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