There are 5 ways to get from Basildon to Braintree by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 70 / ...

$13

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon, Ashdon Way (Nethermayne Rail Bridge) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 70 / ...

$12

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Bus, train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Braintree

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Braintree 30.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Braintree 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Braintree is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Braintree is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Braintree is 22 miles. The road distance is 30.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Braintree without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Basildon to Braintree, including transfers.

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Basildon to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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Basildon to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Braintree is 31 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Basildon to Braintree.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Braintree. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Braintree, England?

You can take a bus from Basildon to Braintree via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon, Ashdon Way (Nethermayne Rail Bridge) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Braintree
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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