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

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

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

$50 - $85

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall X90
  2. Take the bus from London Baker Street Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

$24 - $37

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Bus, subway, train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to North Hillingdon, Hillingdon Station X90
  2. Take the subway from Hillingdon station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford

$29 - $44

Train, line 205 bus  •  2 h 35 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

$55 - $81

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Chelmsford 96.1 miles

$20 - $30

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Chelmsford station. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station via London Baker Street Station and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 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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The best way to get from Oxford to Chelmsford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Oxford to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Oxford to Chelmsford is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £35 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £29 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Oxford to Chelmsford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Chelmsford is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Oxford to Chelmsford.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 74.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Chelmsford via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Chelmsford via Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall, London Baker Street Station, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 4 h 9 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
$19 - $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
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to North Hillingdon, Hillingdon Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to North Hillingdon, Hillingdon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
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 London Baker Street Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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