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

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Train  •  28m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Braintree

$7 - $11

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Bus  •  43m

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street 70 / ...

Taxi  •  15m

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Braintree 12.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  15m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Braintree 12.7 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3h 39m

  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 15m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station station and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Braintree. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 28m.

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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 28m and costs £6 - £9.

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The train from Chelmsford to Braintree takes 28m 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.

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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 28m and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 43m.

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  • Distance: 10.5 miles
  • Duration: 28m

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 28m. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to Braintree every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 43m. Hedingham Omnibuses also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Braintree
Ave. Duration
15m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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Chelmsford to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Braintree is 13 miles. It takes approximately 15m to drive from Chelmsford to Braintree.

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