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There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Oxford by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, subway  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$45 - $87

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Bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane OXF - the airline

$27 - $42

2 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 205 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Marylebone Station 205
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$52 - $82

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Oxford 97.5 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Oxford is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Oxford is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Oxford is 74 miles. The road distance is 97.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Oxford without a car is to train and subway which takes 2h 18m and costs £30 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Chelmsford to Oxford, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Oxford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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Chelmsford to Oxford bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Oxford is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Chelmsford to Oxford.

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There are 530+ hotels available in Oxford. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 74.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Oxford, England?

You can take a bus from Chelmsford to Oxford via Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4h 26m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Marylebone Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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