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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Braintree

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus National Express, line 133 bus  •  2 h 38 min

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

$15 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus TerraVision UK, line 133 bus  •  2 h 23 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 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from London to Braintree 51.6 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Braintree is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Braintree is to train which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 1 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 train from London Liverpool Street to Braintree takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 23 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 1 min.

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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 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Braintree via London Stansted Airport and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 2 h 23 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

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