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

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Train  •  1h 48m

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

£32 - £53

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Bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street to Broomfield, Hospital 42B / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broomfield, Hospital to Bishop's Stortford, Dane Street 42A

£5 - £7

3 alternative options

Train via London  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from Braintree to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Bishops Stortford

£30 - £44

Taxi  •  23 min

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

£40 - £55

Drive  •  23 min

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

£3 - £5

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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 £40 - £55 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, Manor Street and arriving at Bishop's Stortford, Dane Street via Broomfield, Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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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 1h 48m.

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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 train which takes 1h 48m and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford, including transfers.

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Braintree to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by First, depart from Braintree Town Centre, Manor 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 train which takes 1h 48m and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford.
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  • Distance: 16.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

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

You can take a train from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford via London Liverpool Street in around 1h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford via Broomfield, Hospital in around 2h 25m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Braintree to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Braintree to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £26
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street to Broomfield, Hospital
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Broomfield, Hospital to Bishop's Stortford, Dane Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Yelo Taxi
Phone
+44 1376 334 455
Website
yelotaxi.co.uk
Green Line Taxi
Phone
+44 1376 323 232
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+44 1376 230 024
Website
freedomtaxi.co.uk
District Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1376 755 555
Website
districtlinkbraintree.co.uk

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Braintree to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by First, arrive at Bishop's Stortford, Dane Street 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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