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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Braintree

$22 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 351 bus, bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Brentwood Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) 351
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 70 / ...

$11 - $20

4 alternative options

Train via Shenfield  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Braintree

$17 - $26

Line 86 bus, bus, line 133 bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station 86
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford, also for Westfield to London Stansted Airport
  3. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$16 - $24

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Braintree 42.4 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Braintree 42.4 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Braintree is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Braintree is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Braintree is 30 miles. The road distance is 42.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Ilford to Braintree, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) via London Stratford, also for Westfield and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Braintree via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Ilford to Braintree hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to Braintree via Brentwood, Brentwood Railway Station, and Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Braintree
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Braintree
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ilford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Brentwood Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
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 30 minutes
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 Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stratford, also for Westfield to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Braintree
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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