Duration 1h 7m
Distance 26 miles
Average price £19
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rayleigh and Braintree takes 1h 7m and the fastest train takes 59 min. There is a train service every few hours from Rayleigh 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. Rayleigh
  2. Shenfield
  3. Braintree
1h 43m
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£16 - £24

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No, there is no direct train from Rayleigh to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh and arriving at Braintree via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Rayleigh and Braintree is 20 miles. The road distance is 26 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Rayleigh and Braintree?

You can take a train from Rayleigh to Braintree via Shenfield in around 1h 43m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
£6 - £9

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