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

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Bus, train  •  48 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

£7 - £22

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Line 133 bus, line 510 bus  •  1h 32m

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

£7 - £12

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 46m

  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

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, Potter Street via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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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 46m.

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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 48 min and costs £7 - £22.

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It takes approximately 48 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, 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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Map of how to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford.
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  • Distance: 16.9 miles
  • Duration: 48 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 1h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford via London Liverpool Street in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Phone
0345 600 7245
Email
customerrelations@abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
£11
First
£16
Business
£15
Train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
£17
First
£25
Business
£24
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Braintree to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
London Overground
Train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
London Overground
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Bishop's Stortford, Potter Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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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The best way to get from Braintree to Bishop's Stortford is to line 133 bus and line 510 bus which takes 1h 32m and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 1h 46m.

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Braintree to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Bishop's Stortford, Potter 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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