There are 4 ways to get from Braintree to Saffron Walden by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Braintree to Stansted Airport London 250
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Audley End
  3. Take the bus from Audley End, Railway Station to Saffron Walden, High Street 301 / ...

$14 - $52

Cheapest option

Line 133 bus, line 6 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, High Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street 6

$12 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Braintree to Saffron Walden 21.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Braintree to Saffron Walden 21.3 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Braintree to Saffron Walden. However, there are services departing from Braintree Town Centre, High Street and arriving at Saffron Walden, East Street via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Braintree and Saffron Walden is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Braintree to Saffron Walden without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Braintree to Saffron Walden, including transfers.

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Braintree to Saffron Walden bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Braintree Town Centre, High Street station.

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Braintree to Saffron Walden bus services, operated by Stephensons of Essex, arrive at Saffron Walden, East Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Braintree to Saffron Walden is 21 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Braintree to Saffron Walden.

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There are 400+ hotels available in Saffron Walden. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Braintree to Saffron Walden.
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  • Distance: 16.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

What companies run services between Braintree, England and Saffron Walden, England?

You can take a bus from Braintree to Saffron Walden via Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
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
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Audley End, Railway Station to Saffron Walden, High Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Viceroy Coaches of Essex
Phone
01799 508 010
Email
viceroycoaches@btconnect.com
Website
viceroycoaches.co.uk
Bus from Audley End, Railway Station to Saffron Walden, High Street
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
viceroycoaches.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, High Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
54 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 Saffron Walden
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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