We are aware of the ASLEF Union's plans for industrial action at CrossCountry on Thursday 7 December, and action short of a strike between Friday 1 to Saturday 9 December – more information

Please only travel if necessary on Sunday 3 December, services are expected to be extremely busy due to industrial action and engineering work affecting other train operators - more information

Braintree Train Station

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Braintree Station
Station Approach
Braintree
Essex
CM7 3QL
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Station overview

A ticket office is available. Ticket office
A ticket machine is available. Ticket machine
A waiting room is available. Waiting room
Wheelchairs are available. Wheelchairs
Wi-Fi is available. Wi-Fi
A phone box is available. Phone box
Toilets are available. Toilets
 
Time
Destination
Platform
Facility Information
Ticket office opening hours Monday to Friday: 06:15 to 15:00 Saturday: 05:45 to 13:05 Sunday: 07:45 to 15:30
Self service ticket machines A ticket machine is available.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets Collection of pre-purchased tickets is available.
Service Information
British Transport Police 0800 40 50 40
CCTV CCTV systems are available.
Rail Replacement Service

Rail replacement bus services pick up and drop off at the bus stop in the turning circle, just outside the station.

Information Systems
  • Departure screens
  • Announcements
Service Information
Braintree station customer services

Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00
Sunday 10:00-20:00
Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00

The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Left luggage Left luggage is not available.
Lost property Lost property is available at the station. Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 17:00
Lost property contact details

URL: https://www.greateranglia.co.uk/travel-information/your-journey/lost-property

Facility Information
Lounge A first class lounge is not available.
Lounge opening hours A first class lounge is not available.
Facility Information
Seating area A seating area is available.
Waiting rooms Waiting rooms are not available.
Waiting room information

The waiting room is located in the station building opposite the ticket office, and is accessed from the booking hall.

Trolleys Trolleys are not available.
Refreshment facilities Refreshment facilities are not available.
Toilets Toilets are available.
Toilets information

The toilets are located in the station building and are accessed via the waiting room. An accessible toilet is available for radar key holders. All toilets at this station are scheduled to be open at the following times:

Monday - Friday 05:30 - 18:30
Saturday 05:30 - 12:30
Sunday 08:00 - 15:00

Baby changing Baby changing facilities are not available.
Pay phone Pay phones are available. Cards and coins
Public Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is available. Find WiFi Hotspots around Braintree station
Post box A Post box is not available.
Tourist information office A tourist information office is not available.
Cashpoint A cashpoint is not available.
Bureau de change A bureau de change is not available.
Shops Shops are not available.
Showers Showers are not available.
Facility Information
Helpline information A helpline is available.

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Monday to Sunday: 08:00 to 20:00
Helpline contact details 0800 028 28 78

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Customer help points available Customer help points are available.
Customer help points information

Help points can be found at the following location(s):

  • Platform 1 (for trains towards Witham and London) - Between the side entrance and the main entrance to the platform, fixed to the platform-facing wall of the station building
Staff help Staff help is available.

Driver only operated services. Assistance at this station is provided by a staff member during ticket office opening hours. On weekdays only, a mobile platform host is available for pre-booked assistance between the hours of 12:00 and 19:00. Outside of these hours customers are advised to use Witham station, which is approximately 8 miles away. Booking is recommended.

Staff help opening times Monday to Friday: 06:15 to 19:00 Saturday: 05:45 to 13:05 Sunday: 07:45 to 15:30
Accessible ticket machines Accessible ticket machines are available.
Accessible ticket office counter An accessible ticket office counter is not available.
Induction loop An induction loop is available.
Ramp for train access A ramp for train access is available.
Accessible taxis

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Accessible public pay phones Accessible public pay phones are not available.
National key toilets National key toilets are available.
Step free access coverage Whole Station

This station has step free access to the single platform for trains towards Witham and London.

This station is a category A station according to ORR station classification system. https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955

Assistance meeting point is the ticket office.

Impaired mobility set down Impaired mobility set down Machine is not available.
Disabled parking Disable parking is not available.
Wheelchairs Wheelchairs are available.
Ticket gates Ticket gates are not present.
Station Car Park
Operator National Car Parks Ltd
Spaces 26
Opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday: 24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday: 24 Hours a Day
Charges
  • Off peak: £5.00
  • Per hour: N/A
  • Daily: £5.00
  • Weekly: £20.00
  • Monthly: £78.00
  • Three monthly: £223.00
  • Six monthly: N/A
  • Annual: £780.00
Contact details 0345 050 7080
Bus services available Bus services are available.
Bus services information

Braintree is a PlusBus location click here to see the PlusBus map.

http://www.plusbus.info/braintree

There are regular express bus services from outside the station to Stansted Airport

Cycle storage available Cycle storage is available.
Storage type Wheel Racks
Spaces 84
Sheltered Yes
CCTV Yes
Storage location

There are two sheltered cycle parking areas providing 64 spaces located between the bus stops at the side entrance to the station and the local council car park. A further sheltered cycle parking area with 20 spaces is available in the corner of the Station Approach car park, which is operated by Braintree District Council.

Transport Information
Taxi rank available A taxi rank is available.
Taxi rank information

Taxi rank outside station entrance

Airport available Airport information is available.
Airport information

There are regular express bus services from outside the station direct to Stansted Airport Terminal

Port available Port information is available.

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