There are 3 ways to get from Braintree to Southend-on-Sea by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) 42 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Braintree to Southend-on-Sea 33.9 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Braintree to Southend-on-Sea 33.9 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Braintree to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braintree to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 42 min.

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The distance between Braintree and Southend-on-Sea is 25 miles. The road distance is 33.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Braintree to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braintree to Southend-on-Sea station. However, there are services departing from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Braintree, England and Southend-on-Sea, England?

You can take a bus from Braintree to Southend-on-Sea via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 2 h 1 min.

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 Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Braintree to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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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