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

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Bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Wickford, The Swans to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station X10
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street 70 / ...

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Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Wickford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Braintree

$15 - $22

3 alternative options

Line 14 bus, bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Wickford, Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 14 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street 70 / ...

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wickford to Braintree 23.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Wickford to Braintree 23.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Wickford to Braintree is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wickford to Braintree is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wickford to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Wickford, The Swans and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wickford to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Wickford and arriving at Braintree via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Wickford and Braintree is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Wickford to Braintree without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Wickford to Braintree, including transfers.

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Wickford to Braintree bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Wickford, The Swans station.

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Wickford to Braintree train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Wickford station.

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The best way to get from Wickford to Braintree is to bus which takes 1 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Wickford to Braintree.
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  • Distance: 18.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between Wickford, England and Braintree, England?

You can take a bus from Wickford to Braintree via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station in around 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Wickford to Braintree via Shenfield in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Wickford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Braintree
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Wickford, The Swans to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Wickford, Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Wickford to Braintree
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Wickford to Braintree is 24 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Wickford to Braintree.

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