There are 3 ways to get from Cambridge to Braintree 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, bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. National Express / ...

$17 - $57

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. 42.3 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  46 min

  1. 42.3 miles

$9 - $14

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

There is no direct connection from Cambridge to Braintree. However, you can take the train to Stansted Airport, take the walk to Stansted Airport London, then take the bus to Braintree. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Braintree.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from Cambridge to Braintree
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
A1 Cab Co
+44 1223 525555
Ace Taxis
+44 1223 462020
Cam Cab Ltd
+44 1223 704704

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cambridge and Braintree is 47 km. The road distance is 68 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Braintree is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Braintree is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs £140 - £170.

It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Cambridge to Braintree, including transfers.