From Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) line 100 bus to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) then line 70 bus to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). 1 h 43 min £5. From Basildon taxi to Braintree. 34 min £124. From Basildon drive to Braintree. 34 min £5.