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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 37 min

$55 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. National Express
  2. Oxford Tube

$27 - $30

2 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus, bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. 205
  2. X90

$36 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. 107 miles

$23 - $35

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Oxford, England?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Oxford via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, and London Marylebone in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Oxford via London Victoria Coach Station and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 Liverpool Street Station to Marylebone Station
Ave. Duration
44 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 Marylebone Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Oxford is 138 km. The road distance is 171 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Oxford is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Oxford is to drive which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £17 - £25.

No, there is no direct bus from Southend-on-Sea to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Southend-on-Sea and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Oxford, including transfers.