There are 6 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 56 min

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

$21 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 473 bus, bus, line 133 bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station 473
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$16 - $24

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Line 473 bus, train, bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station 473
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford
  3. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 70 / ...

$21 - $27

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree 40.9 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree 40.9 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Braintree 40.9 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport 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 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Braintree. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Braintree via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Braintree is 34 miles. The road distance is 40.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree without a car is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £16 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Silvertown, London City Airport station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Stratford (London) station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £16 - £24. Alternatively, you can line 473 bus and bus and line 133 bus, which costs £11 - £18 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 33.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Braintree, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree via Stratford Bus Station, London Stratford also for Westfield, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.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
Train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.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
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$190 - $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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Braintree
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Braintree station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree is 41 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Braintree.

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