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If you’re looking for somewhere to go for a fun day trip, Colchester is a great choice. Located just over 15 miles from Braintree, this historic town has plenty to offer. Head to Colchester Castle Museum for a guided tour of the Roman foundations or visit Colchester Zoo, where they have over 270 species to see! As for getting there, leave the driving to us and hop on board a train from Braintree to Colchester. Simply find yourself a nice comfy seat and relax. We’re with you all the way. 

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Journey information from Braintree to Colchester

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The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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