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

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Recommended option

Train  •  58 min

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

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 70 / ...

$7 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 88 bus, line 38 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 88 bus from Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) to Halstead, High Street 88
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Halstead, High Street to Freeport Railway Station 38

$11

Taxi  •  22 min

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

$80 - $95

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station 17.6 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station station. However, there are services departing from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street and arriving at Freeport Railway Station via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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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 58 min.

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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 train which takes 58 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station, including transfers.

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Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street station.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

You can take a train from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station via Witham (Essex) in around 58 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 55 min. Arriva UK also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Witham (Essex)
Ave. Duration
12 min
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
12 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 Colchester Town Centre, St. John's Street to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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 (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
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) to Halstead, High Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Halstead, High Street to Freeport Railway Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to Braintree Freeport Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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