There are 4 ways to get from Wickford to Braintree by bus, train, taxi 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, line 70 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Wickford, The Swans (Wickford Swans) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 70 / ...

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 39 min

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

$16 - $24

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wickford to Braintree 23.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Wickford to Braintree 23.6 miles

$5 - $8

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 (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 1 h 16 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
$11 - $16
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Wickford, The Swans (Wickford Swans) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Wickford to Braintree
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Wickford to Braintree?

The distance between Wickford and Braintree is 30 km. The road distance is 38 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Wickford to Braintree?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Wickford to Braintree?

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

Is there a direct train between Wickford and Braintree?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Wickford and Braintree?

No, there is no direct bus from Wickford to Braintree. However, there are services departing from Wickford, The Swans (Wickford Swans) and arriving at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Wickford to Braintree?

It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Wickford to Braintree, including transfers.