There are 5 ways to get from Hornchurch to Braintree by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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Line 256 bus, train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 256 bus from Hornchurch, Devonshire Road (RM12) to Harold Wood 256
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Braintree

$17 - $25

4 alternative options

Line 351 bus, line 70 bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Brentwood Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) 351
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Rue De Jeunes 42 / ...

$17 - $19

Tube, train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the Tube from Hornchurch Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station District / ...
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Braintree

$24 - $36

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hornchurch to Braintree 30.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Hornchurch to Braintree 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hornchurch and Braintree is 27 miles. The road distance is 30.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Hornchurch to Braintree without a car is to line 256 bus and train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Hornchurch to Braintree, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hornchurch to Braintree is 31 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Hornchurch to Braintree.

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There are 232+ hotels available in Braintree. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hornchurch to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Hornchurch to Braintree via Harold Wood, Brentwood, Brentwood Railway Station, and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Braintree
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Braintree
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hornchurch Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hornchurch, Devonshire Road (RM12) to Harold Wood
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brentwood Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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
Other operators
Taxi from Hornchurch to Braintree
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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