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 / ...

$6

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Braintree without a car is to train which takes 28 min and costs .

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

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Chelmsford to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn).

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Chelmsford to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Braintree is to train which takes 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 42 min.

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Chelmsford to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes station.

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Chelmsford to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Braintree station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 10.5 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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, First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to Braintree every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 42 min. Hedingham Omnibuses also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, The Ship to Braintree, Clare Road
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 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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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Braintree is 13 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Chelmsford to Braintree.

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