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Oxford to Stansted Airport by train

It takes an average of 2h 59m to travel from Oxford to Stansted Airport by train, over a distance of around 66 miles (106 km). There are normally 104 trains per day traveling from Oxford to Stansted Airport and tickets for this journey start from $41.19 when you book in advance.

First train

02:46

Last train

21:37

Departure station

Oxford

Arrival station

Stansted Airport

Journey time

From 2h 18m

Distance

66 miles (106 km)

Frequency

104 trains per day

Changes

2 changes

Price

From $41.19

Train operators

CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, Greater Anglia

Travel from Oxford to Stansted Airport by train in 2 hours 18 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Oxford to Stansted Airport by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Oxford to Stansted Airport by train is 2 hours 59 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 18 minutes. You'll usually find 104 trains per day traveling the 106 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there are no direct services to Stansted Airport.

Book train tickets from Oxford to Stansted Airport in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $41.19. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Oxford to Stansted Airport

Want to know more about your journey from Oxford to Stansted Airport? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Oxford to Stansted Airport take?

The average journey time by train between Oxford and Stansted Airport is 2 hours and 59 minutes, with around 104 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Oxford and Stansted Airport by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Oxford to Stansted Airport is 2 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Oxford to Stansted Airport cost?

Train tickets from Oxford to Stansted Airport can start from as little as $41.19 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Oxford to Stansted Airport?

No, there are no direct train services from Oxford to Stansted Airport. Travelling from Oxford to Stansted Airport by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Oxford to Stansted Airport leave?

The first train from Oxford to Stansted Airport leaves at 02:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Oxford to Stansted Airport leave?

The last train from Oxford to Stansted Airport leaves at 21:37. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Oxford and Stansted Airport by train?

Trains travelling from Oxford to Stansted Airport cover a distance of around 66 miles (106 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Stansted Airport

Train tickets from Oxford to Stansted Airport start at $41.19 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Oxford to Stansted Airport is right for you.

Use your Railcard

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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