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Plane flying from Stansted Airport

Oxford to Stansted

From £21 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi: available onboard
Departures: up to 8 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

Prices shown include your coachcard discount, your coachcard number will be required during the booking process

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Coach from Oxford to Stansted Airport

Off to the airport? Whether it's for a holiday in the sun or a business trip, getting to Stansted doesn't have to cost the world with a comfortable coach trip.

Travel right to the airport door from multiple locations in Oxford and save your money for when it matters most. Book now using the journey planner above.

Oxford to Stansted Airport journey information
Fastest journey time 3 hrs 40 mins
Cheapest price From £21 *
Distance (approx) 149km
No. of stops 7 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 0:50am/18:50pm

Our Oxford to Stansted Airport services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

737 coach towards Stansted Airport

Our 737 service travels up to 8 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Oxford Bus Station
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Luton (Challney)
  • Luton Interchange
  • Luton Airport
  • Hatfield (The Galleria)
  • Hertford (Mill Road)
  • Harlow Bus Station
  • Stansted Airport Coach Station

Oxford to Stansted Airport route map


You can bring 1x large suitcase (or 2x medium cases) & 1x soft hand luggage item onboard our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Departing from Oxford

Before you board your coach to the airport you can always enjoy some of the comforts of the station first. Oxford Bus Station features a coffee shop, newsagents and more in order to finish your journey the way you want.

Find out more on our Oxford Bus Station page.

Arriving at Stansted Airport

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.

Once you've left the coach at our Stansted Airport station, you can refuel and recover before you even enter the terminal. With coffee shops, toilet facilities, newsagents and more on-site, you’ll soon be set for the next part of your trip.

For more information, take a look at our Stansted Airport coach station page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Oxford to Stansted?

The first coach leaves from Oxford Bus Station at 0.50am, arriving at Stansted Airport Coach Station at 4.30am.

When is the last coach from Oxford to Stansted?

The last coach leaves from Oxford Bus Station at 18.50pm, arriving at Stansted Airport Coach Station at 22.40pm.

How much is the coach from Oxford to Stansted?

A one-way journey from Oxford to Stansted Airport is available from £21*.

How long does the coach take from Oxford to Stansted?

Our fastest coach journeys from Oxford to Stansted Airport take 3 hrs 40 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Oxford to Stansted?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 2 July 2024 for travel between 2 July 2024 - 28 October 2024.

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