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There are 5 ways to get from Sudbury to Braintree by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Sudbury (Suffolk) to Marks Tey
  2. Take the bus from Marks Tey, station to Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street 70 / ...

£9 - £15

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Train  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the train from Sudbury (Suffolk) to Marks Tey
  2. Take the train from Witham (Essex) to Braintree

£10 - £17

Line 754 bus, bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the line 754 bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street 754 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street 70 / ...

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sudbury to Braintree 15 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Sudbury to Braintree 15 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from Sudbury to Braintree is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sudbury to Braintree is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sudbury station to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Sudbury, Bus Station and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sudbury to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Sudbury (Suffolk) and arriving at Braintree via Marks Tey and Witham (Essex). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Sudbury and Braintree is 14 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.

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The best way to get from Sudbury to Braintree without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 19m and costs £9 - £15.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Sudbury to Braintree, including transfers.

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Sudbury to Braintree bus services, operated by Chambers, depart from Sudbury, Bus Station.

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Sudbury to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Sudbury (Suffolk) station.

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The best way to get from Sudbury to Braintree is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs £10 - £17. Alternatively, you can line 754 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Sudbury to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 19m

What companies run services between Sudbury, Suffolk, England and Braintree, England?

You can take a train from Sudbury to Braintree via Marks Tey and Witham (Essex) in around 1h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sudbury to Braintree via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street in around 2h 15m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Sudbury (Suffolk) to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Witham (Essex) to Braintree
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Marks Tey, station to Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £7
Website
First in Essex
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £8
Website
First in Essex
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Marks Tey, station to Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Chambers
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
info@chamberscoaches.co.uk
Website
chambersbus.co.uk
Bus from Sudbury, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Chambers
Other operators
Taxi from Sudbury to Braintree
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Sudbury Cab Company
Phone
+44 1787 373 222
Website
sudburycab.co.uk
Fox Cars Taxis & Private Hire
Phone
+44 1787 881 212
Website
elite-taxis.co.uk
Delta Hackney Carriage
Phone
+44 7484 811 777
AAA Cabs
Phone
+44 1787 868 686
Website
aaacabsltd.co.uk

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Sudbury to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Manor Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sudbury to Braintree is 15 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Sudbury to Braintree.

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