There are 4 ways to get from Basildon to Saffron Walden by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Audley End

$31 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus, line 6 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street 6

$19

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Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Saffron Walden 46.6 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Saffron Walden 46.6 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Saffron Walden is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Saffron Walden is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Saffron Walden. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Saffron Walden, East Street via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Saffron Walden is 33 miles. The road distance is 46.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Saffron Walden without a car is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Basildon to Saffron Walden, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Basildon to Saffron Walden is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 6 bus, which costs £15 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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Basildon to Saffron Walden bus services, operated by Stephensons of Essex, arrive at Saffron Walden, East Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Saffron Walden is 47 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Basildon to Saffron Walden.

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  • Distance: 32.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Saffron Walden, England?

You can take a train from Basildon to Saffron Walden via London Fenchurch Street, London Liverpool Street, Audley End, and Audley End, Railway Station in around 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Saffron Walden via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
firstgroup.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Saffron Walden
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
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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