Buses to Colchester from Braintree

The journey to Colchester from Braintree takes just 32 minutes.

Buses operate daily with up to 31 services per day. Depending on the day of travel, the first bus departs Braintree at 01:03.

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

Service days Daily
Services per day 2
Shortest trip 32 minutes
First departure 01:03
Last departure 19:32

First Essex schedule

Travel from Braintree to Colchester with First Essex in 35 minutes.

Service days Daily
Services per day up to 29
Shortest trip 35 minutes
First departure 01:20
Last departure 23:50

Your questions answered

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

    Yes, buses operate daily from Braintree to Colchester, departing as early as 01:03.

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

    The fastest bus to Colchester from Braintree takes 32 minutes. Check the trip duration when booking, as the slowest bus takes 1 hour longer.

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

    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 Braintree and Colchester?

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

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

    The first bus to Colchester from Braintree leaves at 01:03. The journey takes 32 minutes.

  • When is the last bus to Colchester from Braintree?

    The last bus leaves Braintree at 19:32, arriving into Colchester at 20:04. Get there in plenty of time so you don't miss it.

Onward travel from Colchester

Bus to Days Shortest trip Distance
Capel Saint Mary
  • Daily except Sunday
28 minutes 9.9 miles
  • Daily
15 minutes 6.1 miles
Saint Osyth
  • Daily
27 minutes 9.8 miles
Shotley Gate
  • Daily
1 hour 12 minutes 16 miles
  • Daily except Sunday
43 minutes 16 miles
West Bergholt
  • Daily
6 minutes 2.8 miles
West Mersea
  • Daily
17 minutes 7.7 miles
  • Daily
34 minutes 13 miles