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Average journey time: 4 hours 20 mins

Strood Rail Station to Braintree Rail Station

Leave at 23:47 and arrive at 06:56
Journey time 07:09
You will need to make 11 changes

Start with Thameslink to Gravesend

  • Higham Rail Station
  • Gravesend Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

SOUTHEASTERN: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Barnehurst / Crayford / Slade Green and Gravesend. All Bexleyheath line services operate to/from Slade Green. Replacement buses operate between Crayford and Dartford, and also between Slade Green and Gravesend calling at all stations. THAMESLINK services will not operate between London Bridge and Gravesend.

Change for Southeastern to Dartford

  • Northfleet - Coopers Arms
  • Swanscombe - George & Dragon
  • Greenhithe for Bluewater Rail Station
  • Stone Crossing Rail Station
  • Dartford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

SOUTHEASTERN: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Barnehurst / Crayford / Slade Green and Gravesend. All Bexleyheath line services operate to/from Slade Green. Replacement buses operate between Crayford and Dartford, and also between Slade Green and Gravesend calling at all stations. THAMESLINK services will not operate between London Bridge and Gravesend.

Change for Southeastern to Bexley

  • Crayford Rail Station
  • Bexley Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

SOUTHEASTERN: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Barnehurst / Crayford / Slade Green and Gravesend. All Bexleyheath line services operate to/from Slade Green. Replacement buses operate between Crayford and Dartford, and also between Slade Green and Gravesend calling at all stations. THAMESLINK services will not operate between London Bridge and Gravesend.

Change for N21 bus to City Thameslink Stn / Ludgate Circus

  • Bexley War Memorial
  • Cross Lane
  • Riverdale Road
  • Bridgen / The Anchor
  • Woodside Lane
  • Beechway
  • Blendon / Penhill Road
  • Blackfen School For Girls
  • Blackfen Road / Ramillies Road
  • Blackfen Road / Wellington Avenue
  • Sycamore Avenue
  • Queenswood Road
  • Blackfen Road / Boundary Road
  • Rennets Wood Road
  • Riefield Road
  • University Of Greenwich / Mansion Site
  • Bexley Road / Glenesk Road
  • Eltham High Street / Foots Cray Road
  • Eltham High Street / St Mary's Place
  • Eltham High Street / Passey Place
  • Eltham Church / High Street
  • Kingsground
  • Greenway
  • Eltham Hill / Middle Park Avenue
  • Eltham Road / Westhorne Avenue
  • Cedarhurst Drive
  • Eltham Road / Kidbrooke Park Road
  • Courtlands Avenue
  • Weigall Road
  • Cambridge Drive
  • Lee Green
  • Lampmead Road
  • Dacre Park
  • Brandram Road
  • Belmont Park
  • Marischal Road
  • Belmont Hill
  • Lewisham Clock Tower
  • Lewisham Station
  • Lewisham Station / Loampit Vale
  • Loampit Vale / Jerrard Street
  • Undercliff Road
  • Lewisham College
  • Lucas Street
  • Malpas Road
  • Amersham Road
  • Marquis Of Granby / Goldsmiths
  • New Cross Gate Station
  • New Cross Bus Garage
  • New Cross Road / Besson Street
  • Briant Street
  • Pomeroy Street
  • Old Kent Road / Ilderton Road
  • Commercial Way
  • Peckham Park Road
  • Malt Street
  • Trafalgar Avenue
  • Dunton Road
  • Old Kent Road / East Street
  • Bricklayer's Arms
  • Bartholomew Street
  • Trinity Street / The Roebuck
  • Borough Station / Great Dover Street
  • Union Street
  • London Bridge
  • Monument Station
  • Bank Station / King William Street
  • Bank Station / Queen Victoria Street
  • St Paul's Churchyard
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • City Thameslink Stn / Ludgate Circus

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to City Thameslink

  • City Thameslink

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for N8 bus to Stratford Bus Station

  • King Edward Street
  • St Paul's Station
  • Bank Station / Poultry
  • King William Street / Monument Stn
  • Fenchurch Street
  • Wormwood Street
  • Liverpool Street Station
  • Primrose Street
  • Bethnal Grn Rd / Shoreditch High St Stn
  • Brick Lane
  • Barnet Grove
  • Pollard Row
  • Wilmot Street
  • Bethnal Green Station
  • Burnham Street
  • Bonner Street
  • Smart Street
  • Roman Road / Grove Road
  • Medway Road
  • Ford Road
  • Alice Lane
  • Parnell Road
  • Roman Road Market
  • Marshgate Lane
  • Warton Road
  • Stratford High St Stn / Carpenters Rd
  • Stratford Bus Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford Station

  • Stratford Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Greater Anglia to Shenfield

  • Shenfield Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Greater Anglia to Ingatestone

  • Ingatestone Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Greater Anglia to Witham (Essex)

  • Chelmsford Rail Station
  • Hatfield Peverel Rail Station
  • Witham (Essex) Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Greater Anglia to Braintree

  • White Notley Rail Station
  • Cressing Rail Station
  • Braintree Freeport Rail Station
  • Braintree Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Strood Rail Station to Braintree Rail Station

Leave at 06:02 and arrive at 08:59
Journey time 02:57
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford Station

  • Stratford Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Central line to Newbury Park

  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Wanstead Underground Station
  • Redbridge Underground Station
  • Gants Hill Underground Station
  • Newbury Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Central Line: Severe delays between Leytonstone and Epping / Hainault due to an earlier trespasser on the track.

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

From 05:00 Friday 2 until 23:00 Monday 5 April, the Upper station car park at Newbury Park will be closed.

Change for Greater Anglia to Ingatestone

  • Ingatestone Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

From 05:00 Friday 2 until 23:00 Monday 5 April, the Upper station car park at Newbury Park will be closed.

Change for Greater Anglia to Witham (Essex)

  • Chelmsford Rail Station
  • Hatfield Peverel Rail Station
  • Witham (Essex) Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Greater Anglia to Braintree

  • White Notley Rail Station
  • Cressing Rail Station
  • Braintree Freeport Rail Station
  • Braintree Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Strood Rail Station to Braintree Rail Station

Leave at 07:02 and arrive at 09:56
Journey time 02:54
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford Station

  • Stratford Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Central line to Newbury Park

  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Wanstead Underground Station
  • Redbridge Underground Station
  • Gants Hill Underground Station
  • Newbury Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Central Line: Severe delays between Leytonstone and Epping / Hainault due to an earlier trespasser on the track.

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

From 05:00 Friday 2 until 23:00 Monday 5 April, the Upper station car park at Newbury Park will be closed.

Change for Greater Anglia to Ingatestone

  • Ingatestone Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

From 05:00 Friday 2 until 23:00 Monday 5 April, the Upper station car park at Newbury Park will be closed.

Change for Greater Anglia to Witham (Essex)

  • Chelmsford Rail Station
  • Hatfield Peverel Rail Station
  • Witham (Essex) Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Greater Anglia to Braintree

  • White Notley Rail Station
  • Cressing Rail Station
  • Braintree Freeport Rail Station
  • Braintree Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


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