How to get from Cambridge to Braintree

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Travel Information between Cambridge and Braintree

distanceDistance29 miles (46 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £11
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £11 • 2 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 2 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreater Anglia or Greater Anglia

Take a coach or train to travel 29 miles (46 km) between Cambridge and Braintree. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Greater Anglia or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cambridge to Braintree.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cambridge to Braintree

Travel to Braintree 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 Cambridge to Braintree.

There are 2 travel options from Cambridge to Braintree: coach or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Braintree. Tickets for a train cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to Braintree:

A train is generally £1 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £11 from Cambridge to Braintree.

The fastest way to get to Braintree from Cambridge is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 56 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 32 min   on average.

The distance between Cambridge and Braintree is around 29 miles (46 km).

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Braintree is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

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

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

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cambridge to Braintree:

  • You can travel between Cambridge and Braintree by coach with Greater Anglia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with Greater Anglia from Cambridge to Braintree.
  • You can travel between Cambridge and Braintree by train with Greater Anglia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with Greater Anglia from Cambridge to Braintree.
Looking to extend your trip from Cambridge to Braintree? Many Omio customers who go from Cambridge to Braintree usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Southend-on-Sea or Colchester. If you're looking to explore London, Southend-on-Sea or Colchester from Braintree, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £11 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £11 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cambridge to Braintree 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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