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from Ipswich to Braintree

You can get from Ipswich to Braintree by train, bus or flight.

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22 May
£15Greater Anglia
£13National Express
23 May
£15Greater Anglia
£12National Express
25 May
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£13National Express
28 May
£15Greater Anglia
£12National Express

Travel Information between Ipswich and Braintree

distanceDistance28 miles (45 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £14
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £14 • 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Take a coach or train to travel 28 miles (45 km) between Ipswich and Braintree. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Ipswich to Braintree.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ipswich 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 Ipswich to Braintree.

What are my travel options from Ipswich to Braintree?

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

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Braintree. Tickets for a coach cost on average £12.

This is compared to other travel options to Braintree:

A coach is generally £2 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £14 from Ipswich to Braintree.

What is the fastest way from Ipswich to Braintree?

The fastest way to get to Braintree from Ipswich is by train with an average travel time of 58 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 20 min   on average.

How far is it from Ipswich to Braintree?

The distance between Ipswich and Braintree is around 28 miles (45 km).

How many services a day are there to Braintree from Ipswich?

The average frequency per day from Ipswich to Braintree is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Ipswich to Braintree?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Ipswich, Tower Ramparts and arrive in Braintree, Coggeshall Road.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Ipswich to Braintree depart from Ipswich to Braintree.

Which travel companies can get me from Ipswich to Braintree?

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

  • You can travel between Ipswich and Braintree by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £12 with National Express from Ipswich to Braintree.
  • You can travel between Ipswich and Braintree by train with Greater Anglia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £14 with Greater Anglia from Ipswich to Braintree.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Ipswich to Braintree?

Looking to extend your trip from Ipswich to Braintree? Many Omio customers who go from Ipswich to Braintree usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Cambridge or Southend-on-Sea. If you're looking to explore London, Cambridge or Southend-on-Sea from Braintree, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Ipswich to Braintree online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Ipswich 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 £12 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £14 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Ipswich 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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