There are 3 ways to get from Braintree to Colchester by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Braintree to Colchester National Express / ...

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Braintree to Colchester 17.4 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Braintree to Colchester 17.4 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Braintree to Colchester is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braintree to Colchester is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Braintree and Colchester is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.4 miles.

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The bus from Braintree to Colchester takes 30 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Braintree and arriving at Colchester. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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

National Express operates a bus from Braintree to Colchester every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 30 min. Arriva UK also services this route every 30 minutes.

Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree, Tesco Store (Braint Marks Fm) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
52 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 Colchester
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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