There are 4 ways to get from South Croydon to Braintree by train, subway, night bus, bus 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, Tube  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from South Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Braintree

$28 - $42

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus, line 133 bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Croydon, Park Street to Waterloo Station Tenison Way N68
  2. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station 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

$17 - $26

2 alternative options

Line 468 bus, bus, line 133 bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle Station 468
  2. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras 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

$22 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from South Croydon to Braintree 59 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Croydon to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Croydon, Park Street and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) via London Waterloo Rail Station and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between South Croydon and Braintree is 45 miles. The road distance is 59 miles.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Braintree without a car is to train and Tube which takes 2 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from South Croydon to Braintree, including transfers.

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South Croydon to Braintree bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Croydon, Park Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Croydon to Braintree is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from South Croydon to Braintree.

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There are 232+ hotels available in Braintree. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Croydon to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 45.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between South Croydon, England and Braintree, England?

You can take a bus from South Croydon to Braintree via Elephant & Castle Station, Elephant & Castle Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras, London Stansted Airport, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 3 h 47 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from South Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Croydon, Park Street to Waterloo Station Tenison Way
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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 Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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
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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