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There are 4 ways to get from South Croydon to Braintree by train, subway, 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.

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Train, subway  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from South Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Stratford station
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Braintree

$28 - $41

Cheapest option

Line 468 bus, line 388 bus, train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the line 468 bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle London Rd 468
  2. Take the line 388 bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Stratford City Bus Station 388
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus, line 133 bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria 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 133

$20 - $33

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from South Croydon to Braintree 59 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from South Croydon to Braintree is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from South Croydon to Braintree is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 11m.

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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 subway which takes 2h 21m and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from South Croydon to Braintree, including transfers.

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

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There are 229+ hotels available in Braintree. Prices start at $67 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: 2h 21m

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

You can take a bus from South Croydon to Braintree via London Victoria, London Victoria Rail Station, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 3h 25m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from South Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Braintree
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
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 Victoria Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London - Victoria Station to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $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
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle London Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London

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