There are 4 ways to get from Upper Basildon to Braintree by bus, train 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

Bus, train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Upper Basildon, Red Lion PH (The Red Lion Ph) to Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) 143
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Braintree

$45 - $75

Cheapest option

Train, bus, line 133 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Waterloo
  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

$38 - $56

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Braintree National Express / ...

$40 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Upper Basildon to Braintree 110.5 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Upper Basildon to Braintree is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Upper Basildon to Braintree is to drive which takes 1 h 53 min and costs £18 - £26.

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The distance between Upper Basildon and Braintree is 125 km. The road distance is 177 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Upper Basildon to Braintree, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Upper Basildon to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Upper Basildon, Red Lion PH (The Red Lion Ph) and arriving at Braintree via Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between Upper Basildon, England and Braintree, England?

You can take a bus from Upper Basildon to Braintree via Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel), Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir), Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures, and Heathrow Airport London in around 4 h 32 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
Thames Travel
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Upper Basildon, Red Lion PH (The Red Lion Ph) to Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
thames-travel.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Upper Basildon, Red Lion PH (The Red Lion Ph) to Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
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
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com

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