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There are 5 ways to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Braintree to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Bishops Stortford Stansted Express

$24 - $27

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Line 133 bus, line 510 bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the line 510 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Bishop's Stortford, The Causeway 510

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Braintree to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford Stansted Express

$44 - $52

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford 19.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford. However, there are services departing from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street and arriving at Bishop's Stortford, The Causeway via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford. However, there are services departing from Braintree and arriving at Bishops Stortford via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Braintree and Bishop's Stortford is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford without a car is to bus and train which takes 49 min and costs £18 - £21.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford, including transfers.

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Braintree to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street station.

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Braintree to Bishop's Stortford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Braintree station.

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The best way to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford is to line 133 bus and line 510 bus which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £8 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford.
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  • Distance: 16.9 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Braintree, England and Bishop's Stortford, England?

You can take a bus from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford via Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$18
First
$32
Business
$24
Train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$35
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Braintree to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Bishop's Stortford, The Causeway
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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

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Braintree to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Bishop's Stortford, The Causeway station.

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Braintree to Bishop's Stortford train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Bishops Stortford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Braintree to Bishop's Stortford is 20 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford.

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