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There are 5 ways to get from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus National Express  •  51m

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to Braintree National Express / ...

$6 - $9

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Train  •  58m

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Witham (Essex)
  2. Take the train from Witham (Essex) to Braintree Freeport

$9 - $14

Bus First in Essex  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street 70 / ...

$8 - $14

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station 17.6 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station 17.6 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colchester and arriving at Braintree. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Braintree Freeport via Witham (Essex). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58m.

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The distance between Colchester and Braintree Freeport Station is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station without a car is to bus which takes 51m and costs £4 - £7.

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The bus from Colchester to Braintree takes 25m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Colchester station.

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Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Colchester station.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station is to bus which takes 51m and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £11 and takes 58m.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 51m

What companies run services between Colchester, England and Braintree Freeport Station, England?

National Express operates a bus from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 25m. First in Essex also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station via Witham (Essex) in around 58m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Witham (Essex)
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Witham (Essex) to Braintree Freeport
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Colchester to Braintree
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Braintree, Tesco Store
Ave. Duration
48m
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
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 Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Braintree station.

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Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Braintree Freeport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22m to drive from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station.

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