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Bus Information between Stansted and Oxford

distanceDistance63 miles (101 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 56 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$32 (€26)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Stansted to Oxford cover the 63 miles (101 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 56 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $32 (€26), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $32 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).

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Stansted to Oxford with National Express

Find the best buses from Stansted to Oxford with Omio's travel partners National Express from $32 (€26). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Stansted and Oxford, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $32

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Stansted to Oxford:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses Stansted to Oxford

Flights to England often land at Stansted Airport. This is about 60 kilometres outside London, which can be somewhat impractical when travelling to the capital. But for those who travel directly from Stansted to other cities of England, the location is ideal. One example is the Stansted - Oxford bus link. The distance to the home town of probably the most famous university in the world is 150 kilometres, which usually only takes about 3 hours by buses.

Which bus companies drive from Stansted to Oxford?

As with most other bus tours in England, the bus from Stansted to Oxford is also offered by National Express. The English company operates buses all over the country and connects all large and small cities with each other. Who wants to travel with the bus in England, will use sooner or later in any case a bus of National Express for it.

How long does the bus ride from Stansted to Oxford take?

The direct drive to Oxford from Stansted takes about 3 hours. Most National Express journeys go directly to the university city, but there are also many connections with a stopover. In this case, the travel time for the Stansted - Oxford bus will increase to 4 hours or more. The buses almost always stop in London, either at Victoria Coach Station or at Heathrow Airport. Therefore, travellers can also easily travel to Oxford from there.

How often can you take the bus from Stansted to Oxford?

Whoever wants to travel from London to Oxford has numerous options every day of the week. Buses often leave Stansted as early as 1 am. After that there will be more buses throughout the night and day so that all travellers can find a bus right after arriving at the airport.

Bus stations on the route Stansted - Oxford?

At which bus station does the bus depart from Stansted? As already mentioned, buses to Oxford depart from London Stansted airport. This is a good distance north of the city, the distance to the city centre is about 60 kilometres. The National Express bus station is located just outside the airport. Since this is not particularly large, the station should be very easy for travellers to find.

At which bus station does the bus arrive in Oxford? The buses arrive in Oxford at different stops: High Street, Gloucester Green or St Aldate's. All of these stops are located very centrally and directly in the city centre. If you like, you can take a walk through the city from here or take a taxi or bus to your hotel or next destination.

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Buses from Stansted to Oxford
Take the bus to Oxford easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Stansted to Oxford.
How much does a cheap bus between Stansted and Oxford cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Oxford from Stansted for as low as $32 (€26)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Stansted and Oxford?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Stansted to Oxford bus to cost on average $32 (€26)  one way.
How far is Oxford from Stansted by bus?
The bus distance from Stansted to Oxford is around 63 miles (101 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Oxford from Stansted?
On average the Stansted to Oxford bus time is 3 h 56 min  covering the 63 miles (101 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Stansted to Oxford depart from? Which Oxford bus station do I come into from Stansted?

When taking a bus from Stansted, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station. When you arrive in Oxford, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford and Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Stansted Airport   to Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).

Where is the bus station in Stansted? Where is the bus station in Oxford?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Stansted Airport and travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Oxford.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Stansted to Oxford?
For the route from Stansted to Oxford you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Stansted to Oxford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When does the first bus depart from Stansted to Oxford? When does the last bus depart from Stansted to Oxford?
The first Stansted to Oxford bus departs at 7: 35 AM   and the last bus from Stansted to Oxford leaves at 10: 35 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Stansted to Oxford on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Stansted to Oxford to get the best deals?
You can find buses between Stansted and Oxford to cost on average $32 (€26) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Stansted to Oxford bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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