There are 4 ways to get from Braintree to Brentwood by train, 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

Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Braintree to Shenfield

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 42 bus, line 351 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 42 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) 42 / ...
  2. Take the line 351 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Shenfield, Crescent Drive 351

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Braintree to Brentwood 24.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Braintree to Brentwood 24.2 miles

$5 - $8

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Braintree to Brentwood hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Braintree to Brentwood via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Shenfield, Crescent Drive
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Braintree to Brentwood
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Braintree to Brentwood?

The distance between Braintree and Brentwood is 33 km. The road distance is 39 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Braintree to Brentwood?

The cheapest way to get from Braintree to Brentwood is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Braintree to Brentwood?

The quickest way to get from Braintree to Brentwood is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs £80 - £100.

Is there a direct train between Braintree and Brentwood?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Braintree and arriving at Shenfield. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

Is there a direct bus between Braintree and Brentwood?

No, there is no direct bus from Braintree to Brentwood. However, there are services departing from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street and arriving at Shenfield, Crescent Drive via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

How long does it take to get from Braintree to Brentwood?

The train from Braintree to Shenfield takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.