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

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

  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  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) 98 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 70 / ...

$12 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

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

$150 - $180

Drive  •  40 min

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

$7 - $11

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No, there is no direct bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) via Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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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 1 h 30 min.

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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 1 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min 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, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) 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 1 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 56 min.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) station.

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

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

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 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Clacton-on-Sea to Braintree via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn) and Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street in around 1 h 56 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Clacton-on-Sea to Witham (Essex)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Witham (Essex) to Braintree
Ave. Duration
16 min
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, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Clacton, Jackson Road (Clac Jackson Rd) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
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 (Colch Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
40 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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

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