How to get from Braintree to Cambridge

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Travel Information from Braintree to Cambridge

distanceDistance29 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 2 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 29 miles between Braintree and Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Braintree to Cambridge.

Travel Tips: Travel from Braintree to Cambridge

Travel to Cambridge easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Braintree to Cambridge.

You can travel to Cambridge from Braintree 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Braintree to Cambridge, which costs on average £25.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cambridge:

A coach is generally £1 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £25 from Braintree to Cambridge.

The fastest way to get to Cambridge from Braintree is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 39 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cambridge that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Cambridge by coach can take on average 6 h 45 min.

You should expect to travel around 29 miles from Braintree to Cambridge.

The average frequency per day from Braintree to Cambridge is:

  • 19 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Cambridge from Braintree as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Braintree to Cambridge:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Braintree, Coggeshall Road to Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Braintree to Cambridge depart from Braintree to Cambridge.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Braintree to Cambridge, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Cambridge by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Braintree to Cambridge for £25.
  • Greater Anglia can get you to Cambridge by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Greater Anglia from Braintree to Cambridge for £25 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Braintree to Cambridge don't make Cambridge their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Stansted or Oxford, either of which you could add to your Braintree and Cambridge trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cambridge to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Braintree to Cambridge, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £25 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £25 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Braintree to Cambridge tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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