There are 4 ways to get from London to Braintree by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Braintree

$20 - $29

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Bus National Express, line 133 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$14 - $23

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Bus TerraVision UK, line 133 bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$17 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from London to Braintree 51.6 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Braintree. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Liverpool Street and arriving at Braintree. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between London and Braintree is 39 miles. The road distance is 51.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Braintree without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs .

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The train from London Liverpool Street to Braintree takes 1 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London to Braintree bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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London to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from London Liverpool Street station.

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The best way to get from London to Braintree is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 133 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 16 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from London to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 39 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from London to Braintree hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Braintree via London Stansted Airport and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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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
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arrivabus.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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Braintree is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from London to Braintree.

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