Ipswich to Braintree by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    45 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Braintree by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Braintree take around 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 45 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Braintree.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Braintree?

Journeys between Ipswich and Braintree usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Ipswich to Braintree 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 28 departures.

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

The Ipswich to Braintree train travel time is normally about 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Braintree is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 06:52, and the last at 22:43.

When to book Ipswich to Braintree 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 Ipswich to Braintree by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Braintree?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ipswich to Braintree, 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.