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There are 4 ways to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the train from Clacton-on-Sea to Witham (Essex)
  2. Take the train from Witham (Essex) to Braintree

$17 - $24

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Bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Clacton, Pier Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street 97A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street 70 / ...

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40m

  1. Take a taxi from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree 33.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  40m

  1. Drive from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree 33.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree is to bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Clacton, Pier Avenue and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Clacton-on-Sea and arriving at Braintree via Witham (Essex). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Clacton-on-Sea and Braintree is 27 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree without a car is to train which takes 1h 30m and costs £12 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree, including transfers.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Clacton, Pier Avenue station.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Clacton-on-Sea station.

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The best way to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree is to train which takes 1h 30m and costs £12 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

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

You can take a train from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree via Witham (Essex) in around 1h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street and Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street in around 1h 59m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Clacton-on-Sea to Witham (Essex)
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Witham (Essex) to Braintree
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Clacton, Pier Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Clacton, Pier Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree
Ave. Duration
40m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com

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Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street station.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Braintree station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree is 33 miles. It takes approximately 40m to drive from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree.

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