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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

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

$46 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford to Hatfield National Express / ...

$15 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  4 h 37 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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station 724

$28 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Hertford 67.7 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Hertford is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Hertford is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Hertford is 51 miles. The road distance is 67.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Oxford to Hertford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Hertford station. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Hertford, Bus Station via Hatfield, The Galleria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Hertford.
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  • Distance: 50.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Hertford via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Oxford to Hertford hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $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 (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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