There are 6 ways to get from Harlow to Braintree by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 70 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) 59
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes 42 / ...

$12 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 510 bus, line 133 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Harlow, Burnt Mill School to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 509 / ...
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$10 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Harlow Town to Stansted Airport Stansted Express
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Braintree National Express / ...

$26 - $30

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Harlow Town to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Braintree

$42 - $51

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harlow to Braintree 29.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Harlow to Braintree 29.7 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Harlow to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harlow to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Harlow Town and arriving at Braintree via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Harlow and Braintree is 20 miles. The road distance is 29.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Harlow to Braintree without a car is to bus and line 70 bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Harlow to Braintree, including transfers.

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Harlow to Braintree bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper station.

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Harlow to Braintree train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Harlow Town station.

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The best way to get from Harlow to Braintree is to bus and line 70 bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 18 min.

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Harlow to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes station.

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

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Map of how to get from Harlow to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 20.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Harlow, England and Braintree, England?

You can take a bus from Harlow to Braintree via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harlow to Braintree via London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Harlow Town to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$20
First
$34
Business
$28
Train from Harlow Town to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$22
First
$36
Business
$32
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Harlow, Burnt Mill School to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Stansted Airport London to Braintree
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harlow to Braintree
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Harlow to Braintree is 30 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Harlow to Braintree.

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