|Distance||66 miles (106 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$39 (€32)|
|Bus companies||National Express or Megabus|
Buses from Cambridge to Oxford cover the 66 miles (106 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $39 (€32), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $32 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
For as little as $32 (€26) you can travel by bus from Cambridge to Oxford with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cambridge - Oxford bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
When purchasing your National Express bus tickets between Cambridge and Oxford, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
As Oxford and Cambridge are both famous university cities, it is no surprise that frequent direct buses connect the two destinations. National Express offers between 18 and 20 services per day, with journey times averaging three hours 35 minutes. Services continue over the weekend, making buses from Cambridge to Oxford a great choice whenever passengers decide to travel.
National Express is the sole provider of buses on the Cambridge to Oxford route. As the largest bus provider in the UK, National Express has comfortable, spacious legroom on board their coaches, with personal air conditioning and free WiFi. Passengers are permitted to bring two 20kg baggage pieces that can be stored in the hold.
Journey times vary slightly along the route, depending on the time of travel and traffic congestion during that time. The fastest services advertise journey times of just three hours 35 minutes, while the longest takes just over four hours.
Each day, passengers can expect between 18 and 20 direct departures from Cambridge to Oxford. Services begin early in the morning and continue at regular intervals throughout the day until the afternoon. Passengers will never have to wait long for the next service. It is worth noting that services finish before 4:00 p.m. with the last departure arriving in Oxford not long after 7:00 p.m.
Departure bus station: Passengers join buses from Cambridge to Oxford at Cambridge Parkside bus stop. The stop is found south-east of the city center, adjacent to Parker's Piece. The train station is a short 15-minute walk away. Facilities at the station are very limited, but the proximity to town gives passengers access to numerous shops and restaurants for any of their needs.
Arrival bus station: Buses from Cambridge to Oxford terminate at Oxford Gloucester Green Station. Centrally located, the station is close to historic features such as Oxford Castle. The train station is less than a mile away and passengers can walk there in as little as 10 minutes. Services at the station include a coffee shop, newsagents, automated ticket machines and waiting areas.
When taking the bus to Oxford from Cambridge, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road, Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway and Cambridge, Jesus College. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford and Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cambridge and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Cambridge, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cambridge.
The most popular arrival bus station, Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Oxford.
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