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

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Train  •  2h 59m

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

$56 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus, subway, train  •  3h 27m

  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 White Notley

$35 - $53

3 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus  •  3h 28m

  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 White Notley

$61 - $88

Bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR - the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Braintree National Express / ...

$44 - $57

Drive  •  1h 55m

  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 - £27 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Essex is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 55m.

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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 and arriving at Black Notley, Bulford Lane via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Braintree, Tesco Store and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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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 2h 59m and costs £40 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m 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 station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Essex is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs £40 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 5h 33m.

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Oxford to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Braintree station.

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

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  • Distance: 79.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Essex via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Essex via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Braintree, Tesco Store, Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park in around 5h 33m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55m
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
59m
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
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to North Hillingdon, Hillingdon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Marylebone Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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 Braintree
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
National Express

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