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

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Train  •  3 h

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

$61 - $89

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Bus, line 133 bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London 727
  3. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$41 - $54

2 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus  •  3 h 23 min

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

$56 - $91

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Essex 110.2 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Essex is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Essex is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Essex. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Oxford and Essex is 79 miles. The road distance is 110.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Essex without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Oxford to Essex, including transfers.

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Oxford to Essex bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, depart from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Essex is to train which takes 3 h and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus and line 133 bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 5 h.

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Oxford to Essex bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Essex is 110 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Oxford to Essex.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Essex.
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  • Distance: 79.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Essex via London Marylebone, Baker Street Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Essex via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 5 h.

Train operators
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
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
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
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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