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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford

$51 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport National Express / ...

$38 - $51

2 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus  •  2 h 28 min

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

$57 - $81

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Chelmsford 96.1 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Chelmsford is 74 miles. The road distance is 96.1 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Chelmsford station. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Chelmsford via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Chelmsford via Heathrow Central Bus Station, London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, London Stansted Airport, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Marylebone Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
National Express

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