There are 5 ways to get from Essex to Oxford by train, bus, subway or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$56 - $90

Cheapest option

Line 133 bus, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Baker Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Marylebone Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) X90

$31 - $52

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) Oxford Tube

$37 - $46

Train, Tube  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$52 - $91

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Essex to Oxford 111.3 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Essex to Oxford is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Essex to Oxford is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Essex and Oxford is 79 miles. The road distance is 111.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Essex to Oxford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Essex to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk), London Stansted Airport and Marylebone Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The best way to get from Essex to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £40 - £75.

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Map of how to get from Essex to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 79.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Essex to Oxford via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, and London Marylebone in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Essex to Oxford via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk), Stansted Airport, Coach Station, London Stansted Airport, London Baker Street Station, and Marylebone Station in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Marylebone Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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