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

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Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Braintree

$7 - $11

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Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes 42 / ...

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Braintree 12.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Braintree 12.7 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Walk from Chelmsford to Braintree 11.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Braintree is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Braintree is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 15 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Braintree is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.7 miles.

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The train from Chelmsford to Braintree takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) station and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Braintree. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Chelmsford to Braintree hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Chelmsford to Braintree every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 42 min. Hedingham Omnibuses also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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 Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Braintree
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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