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Braintree to Colchester

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  1. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1
    05:43
    Braintree
    Platform 1
    06:00
    Witham
    Platform 4
    06:12
    Witham
    Platform 3
    06:29
    Colchester
    Platform 1
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1
    06:40
    Braintree
    Platform 1
    06:56
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:09
    Witham
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:22
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1
    07:26
    Braintree
    Platform 1
    07:42
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:53
    Witham
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:10
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:12
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:27
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:38
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:53
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:00
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:15
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:23
    Witham
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:40
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:00
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:15
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:23
    Witham
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:40
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:00
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:15
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:20
    Witham
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:37
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:00
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:15
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:23
    Witham
    Platform 3 estimated
    12:40
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  9. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:00
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:15
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:23
    Witham
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:40
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  10. on time
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:00
    Braintree
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:15
    Witham
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:23
    Witham
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:40
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Colchester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Braintree to Colchester

  • Train Fares from: £9.10
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1
  • How long does it take to travel from Braintree to Colchester by train?

    The average journey time between Braintree and Colchester is . On an average weekday, there are 21 trains travelling from Braintree to Colchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Braintree to Colchester by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Braintree to Colchester cost?

    Train tickets from Braintree to Colchester can start from as little as £9.10 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Braintree to Colchester?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Braintree to Colchester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Braintree to Colchester.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Braintree and Colchester?

    The distance between Braintree and Colchester is 14 miles.

    Distance: 14 miles
  • What time is the first train from Braintree to Colchester?

    The first train from Braintree to Colchester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Braintree to Colchester?

    The last train from Braintree to Colchester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Braintree to Colchester timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Braintree to Colchester for Tuesday 10th Dec 2019. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
05:4306:2946m, 1 change
06:4007:2242m, 1 change
07:2608:1044m, 1 change
08:1208:5341m, 1 change
09:0009:4040m, 1 change
10:0010:4040m, 1 change
11:0011:3737m, 1 change
12:0012:4040m, 1 change
13:0013:4040m, 1 change
14:0014:4040m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Colchester to Braintree.

How to find cheap train tickets from Braintree to Colchester

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Book in advance.

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.