Buses to Braintree from Colchester

The journey to Braintree from Colchester takes just 28 minutes.

Buses operate daily with up to 32 services per day. Depending on the day of travel, the first bus departs Colchester at 01:25.

Arriva Herts and Essex operates between Colchester and Braintree 7 days per week.

Service days Daily
Services per day 2
Shortest trip 28 minutes
First departure 02:20
Last departure 05:20

First Essex schedule

Travel from Colchester to Braintree with First Essex in 37 minutes.

Service days Daily
Services per day up to 30
Shortest trip 37 minutes
First departure 01:25
Last departure 23:25

Your questions answered

  • Is there a daily bus service between Colchester and Braintree?

    Yes, buses operate daily from Colchester to Braintree, departing as early as 01:25.

  • How long is the bus trip from Colchester to Braintree?

    The fastest bus to Braintree from Colchester takes 28 minutes. Check the trip duration when booking, as the slowest bus takes 1 hour 5 minutes longer.

  • How do I buy tickets for travel to Braintree from Colchester?

    It's not yet possible to buy tickets for this trip directly from bybus.to but we're working on it!

  • Which bus companies operate between Colchester and Braintree?

    First Essex and Arriva Herts and Essex run buses to Braintree from Colchester.

  • What time is the earliest bus from Colchester to Braintree?

    The first bus to Braintree from Colchester leaves at 01:25. The journey takes 28 minutes.

  • When is the last bus to Braintree from Colchester?

    The last bus leaves Colchester at 05:20, arriving into Braintree at 05:58. Get there in plenty of time so you don't miss it.

Onward travel from Braintree

Bus to Days Shortest trip Distance
Chelmsford
  • Daily
36 minutes 10 miles
Colchester
  • Daily
32 minutes 15 miles
Marks Tey
  • Daily
17 minutes 9.0 miles
Witham
  • Weekdays
17 minutes 6.6 miles