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Oxford to Stansted by bus

The journey from Oxford to Stansted by bus is 63.08 mi and takes 4 hrs 30 mins. There are 63 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:50 and the last at 23:30. It is possible to travel from Oxford to Stansted by bus for as little as £16.98 or as much as £35.16. The best price for this journey is £16.98.

Lowest Price£16.98
Journey Duration4 hrs 30 mins
Connection per Day63
Lowest Price£16.98
Highest Price£35.16
First Departure00:50
Last Departure23:30
Distance63.08 mi
CarriersNational Express, Oxford Tube

Oxford to Stansted Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

Traveling from Oxford to Stansted with Virail

Planning to travel from Oxford to Stansted? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Oxford to Stansted by bus?

When you're traveling from Oxford to Stansted, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £25.84. You might be able to find prices as low as £16.98, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Oxford to Stansted. On average, though, you'll pay about £25.84 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Oxford to Stansted by bus?

With a distance of 63.08 mi between Oxford and Stansted, it will usually take 4 hrs 30 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 4 hrs 30 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Oxford and Stansted by bus usually takes 4 hrs 30 mins to cover a distance of 63.08 mi. The shortest journey from Oxford to Stansted will take you 3 hrs 40 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Stansted quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many journeys from Oxford to Stansted are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Oxford to Stansted using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 63 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Oxford to Stansted using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 14 direct connections from Oxford to Stansted each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 49 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Oxford to Stansted. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Oxford to Stansted.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Oxford to Stansted, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Oxford to Stansted.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Oxford - Stansted bus tickets can be found for as low as £16.99 if you’re lucky, or £21.62 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £25.63.

Find the best day to travel to Stansted by bus

When travelling to Stansted by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express and Oxford Tube from Oxford to Stansted
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Oxford to Stansted CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Oxford to Stansted?
A bus ticket from Oxford to Stansted is £25.84. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £16.98.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Oxford to Stansted?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Oxford to Stansted is £16.98. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Oxford and Stansted by bus?
Oxford to Stansted is 63.08 mi.
How long does the bus between Oxford and Stansted take?
Oxford to Stansted is on average 4 hrs 30 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 40 mins.
Which companies operate from Oxford to Stansted?
The bus journey from Oxford to Stansted is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express and Oxford Tube.
How many bus connections per day go from Oxford to Stansted?
Oxford to Stansted has 63 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Oxford to Stansted leave?
The earliest bus from Oxford to Stansted departs at 00:50. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Oxford to Stansted depart?
The latest bus from Oxford to Stansted departs at 23:30. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Oxford to Stansted in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £16.98 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Oxford to Stansted?
There are on average 14 direct connection(s) from Oxford to go to Stansted.
What's the fastest journey time between Oxford to Stansted by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Oxford and Stansted is 3 hrs 40 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Oxford to Stansted?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Oxford and Stansted.
What are the CO2 emissions for Oxford to Stansted by bus?
The bus journey from Oxford to Stansted creates 7.61kg of CO2 emissions.

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