Cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Braintree

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£14

Average

£14

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cambridge to Braintree will cost around £ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.

Greater Anglia
09:00Cambridge2h56 11:56Braintree
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£141One-way

Train schedule Cambridge to Braintree

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Fastest train times from Cambridge to Braintree

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Fastest Journey

2 h 56 m

Average

2 h 56 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

47 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Cambridge for Braintree every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 47 km distance in an average of 2 h 56 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 56 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 56 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Greater Anglia
09:00Cambridge2h56 11:56Braintree
0 changes
£141One-way

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Overview: Train from Cambridge to Braintree

distanceDistance29 miles (46 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€15)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Cambridge to Braintree cover the 29 miles (46 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 56 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £14, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Braintree.

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets between Cambridge and Braintree cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Braintree for as low as £14  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Cambridge to Braintree?

If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cambridge to Braintree train prices are on average £14  one way.

What is the distance to Braintree from Cambridge via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Braintree from Cambridge via train to be approximately 29 miles (46 km).

How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Braintree?

On average the train from Cambridge to Braintree duration is 2 h 56 min  for the 29 miles (46 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Cambridge to Braintree, which train station in Cambridge do I depart from and which train station in Braintree do I arrive in?

When departing from Cambridge, you have various train station options to start your route from including Cambridge and Cambridge North. When arriving in Braintree, you can end your journey in train stations like Braintree and Braintree Freeport.

Omio customers book a train from Cambridge   to Braintree   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Cambridge located? Where is the arrival train station in Braintree located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cambridge, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Braintree, located 0.6 miles (958 m) away from the city centre.

When can I take the first train from Cambridge to Braintree? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the first train from Cambridge to Braintree at 09: 00   or take the last train from Cambridge to Braintree leaving at 09: 00. Look for the latest Cambridge Braintree train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Cambridge and Braintree for the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Cambridge to Braintree is on average £14 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Cambridge to Braintree available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cambridge
Braintree
Cambridge is the most popular Cambridge railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cambridge for your journey to Braintree.