There are 5 ways to get from Braintree to Chelmsford by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Braintree to Chelmsford

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 42 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 42 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Chelmsford City Centre, The Ship (Chelms The Ship) 352 / ...

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Braintree to Chelmsford 13.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Braintree to Chelmsford 13.2 miles

$2 - $5

Walk  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Walk from Braintree to Chelmsford 11.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Braintree to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braintree to Chelmsford is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs £45 - £55.

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The distance between Braintree and Chelmsford is 17 km. The road distance is 21 km.

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The train from Braintree to Chelmsford takes 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, The Ship (Chelms The Ship). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Braintree and arriving at Chelmsford. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Braintree to Chelmsford hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Braintree to Chelmsford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 44 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, The Ship (Chelms The Ship)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Braintree to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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