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

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 56 min

$22 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 473 bus, bus, line 133 bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. 473
  2. A21
  3. 133

$16 - $24

4 alternative options

Line 473 bus, train, line 70 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. 473
  2. 70 / ...

$20 - $29

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. 40.9 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  52 min

  1. 40.9 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. 40.9 miles

$140 - $200

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 $19 - $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, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Braintree
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.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 20 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Stratford to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Braintree is 54 km. The road distance is 65 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) 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.

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 and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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