There are 3 ways to get from Basildon to Braintree by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 100 bus, line 70 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. 100 / ...
  2. 70 / ...

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. 30.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  34 min

  1. 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

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

You can take a bus from Basildon to Braintree via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 1 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Braintree
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basildon and Braintree is 35 km. The road distance is 49 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Braintree is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Basildon 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 45 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Basildon to Braintree, including transfers.