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Duration 4h 18m
Distance 225.1 miles
Average price £98
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Barry takes 4h 18m and the fastest train takes 3h 55m. There is a train service every few hours from Essex to Barry. 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. White Notley
  2. London Paddington
  3. Barry
4h 8m
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£81 - £110

Essex to Barry train times

Trains run hourly between Essex and Barry. The earliest departure is at 06:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Essex is at 22:08 which arrives into Barry at 05:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 18m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Monday, November 30, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Barry. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Barry via Liverpool Street station, London Paddington and Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Essex and Barry is 170 miles. The road distance is 225.1 miles.

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Essex to Barry train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Barry train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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There are 617+ hotels available in Barry. Prices start at £75 per night.

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