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

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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 Paddington to Oxford

$52 - $96

Cheapest option

Line 133 bus, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane

$31 - $49

2 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley 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

$57 - $90

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 - £27 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 - £27 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Essex to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Black Notley, Bulford Lane and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane via Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street, Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 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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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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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Essex to Oxford, including transfers.

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Essex to Oxford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street station.

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The best way to get from Essex to Oxford is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £40 - £75. Alternatively, you can line 133 bus and bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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Essex 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 Essex to Oxford is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Essex to Oxford.

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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 station, Lancaster Gate station, and London Paddington in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Essex to Oxford via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park, Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 5 h 17 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Marylebone Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street 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

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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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