Duration 3h 17m
Distance 138.5 miles
Average price £84
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Southampton and Braintree takes 3h 17m and the fastest train takes 2h 50m. There is a train service every few hours from Southampton 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. Southampton Central
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Braintree
3h 23m
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£56 - £100

Southampton to Braintree train times

Trains run hourly between Southampton and Braintree. The earliest departure is at 08:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Southampton is at 23:00 which arrives into Braintree at 07:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 17m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Braintree via Waterloo station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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The distance between Southampton and Braintree is 109 miles. The road distance is 138.5 miles.

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Southampton to Braintree train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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

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