Braintree to Shenfield by train

  • First train
    05:43
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    39m
  • Distance
    31 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 4m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Braintree to Shenfield by train

Fast trains from Braintree to Shenfield take around 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 31 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Braintree and Shenfield.

1. Are there direct trains from Braintree to Shenfield?

Journeys between Braintree and Shenfield usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Braintree to Shenfield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Braintree to Shenfield?

The Braintree to Shenfield train travel time is normally about 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Braintree to Shenfield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Shenfield is usually scheduled to depart Braintree around 05:43 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Braintree around 08:00, and the last at 00:25.

When to book Braintree to Shenfield train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Braintree to Shenfield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Braintree and Shenfield?

More than one train company operates on the route from Braintree to Shenfield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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