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Bus
Fri
Jul 19
$38Chiltern Railways
$14National Express
Sat
Jul 20
$17Chiltern Railways
$14National Express
Sun
Jul 21
$10Great Western Railway
$14National Express
Mon
Jul 22
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$11National Express
Tue
Jul 23
$20Great Western Railway
$11National Express
Wed
Jul 24
$20Great Western Railway
$11National Express
Thu
Jul 25
$20Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Fri
Jul 26
$13Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Sat
Jul 27
$7Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Sun
Jul 28
$7Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Mon
Jul 29
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Tue
Jul 30
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Jul 31
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Aug 1
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Fri
Aug 2
$17Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Sat
Aug 3
$5Chiltern Railways
$8National Express
Sun
Aug 4
$7Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Mon
Aug 5
$15Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Tue
Aug 6
$14Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Aug 7
$14Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Aug 8
$14Great Western Railway
$8National Express

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Journey Summary

London to Oxford Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
2 hours
Coach Ticket Price: $9
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Oxford
Distance:83 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Buses from London to Oxford

Buses in the United Kingdom are a convenient way to travel between cities. Buses from London to Oxford are operated by National Express, with over 70 buses making the journey every day. Buses take between 1:40 h to 4:15 h to arrive in Oxford depending on the service chosen. The first bus departs London at 4:00 a.m. while the last bus leaves at 1:00 a.m. All buses depart from either London's Victoria Coach Station or Sutton Rail Station and arrive at Oxford's Gloucester Green bus station.

London to Oxford Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from London to Oxford when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€21

1 Day in Advance

€21

1 Week in Advance

€21

2 Weeks in Advance

€21

1 Month in Advance

€21

3 Months in Advance

€21

London to Oxford Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than flying or taking the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 1:40 h to arrive in Oxford.

  • autobus All London to Oxford buses are run by National Express.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, departing from either London's Victoria bus station or Sutton rail station and arriving at Oxford's Gloucester Green bus station.
  • autobus Traveling from London to Oxford by bus takes as little as 1 hour and 40 minutes to arrive in Oxford.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Oxford bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Bus from London

The departure points of buses from London to Oxford are spread across a few different stops in the area around London Victoria station, close to the center of the city. National Express services set off from London Victoria coach station proper, whilst the Oxford Tube services depart from a little further up Buckingham Palace Road. Oxford Tube buses also stop at a few other stops in London, including ones at Marble Arch, Notting Hill Gate, Shepherd's Bush and Hillingdon. London Victoria is easily reached since it is a major hub for both National Rail services from South London and beyond, including Gatwick Airport, as well as for London Underground services on the Victoria, District, and Circle lines. The area is also well served by a number TFL bus routes, with night buses included among them. Taxis are readily available in London.

Getting into Oxford by Bus

The UK's oldest university city, Oxford is steeped in history and has long represented the elite of academia. The combination of picturesque, medieval architecture and the buzz of a lively, modern city, Oxford is an international city with the charm of a small town. Abound with fantastic museums and scattered with charming bookshops stocking a wide selection of both antiquarian and new books, Oxford has plenty to do for both visitors and locals alike. Visit some of its college buildings, go punting on the Thames and Cherwell rivers or relax in one of its many cozy pubs.

Buses from London to Oxford will terminate at Gloucester Green bus station in the vast majority of cases. Gloucester Green is right in the center of Oxford, just a few minutes away from the main shopping district and the famous historic streets and colleges. Since Oxford is relatively small, most places in the city can be reached on foot from the bus station, although there are still a number of local bus routes on offer to take people to areas that are slightly further afield. Oxford railway station, which serves trains that go to places like Manchester and Bicester, is a 5-minute walk to the west of the bus station. Buses from London to Oxford also stop at a select few other places around the city, including in Headington, on the High Street and on St. Aldate's. Oxford doesn't have a night bus service per se, but taxis are readily available.

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Best fares for buses from London to Oxford

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Sun, Jul 21
Bus
National Express
18:302h20:30
LondonOxford
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
National Express
08:002h10:00
LondonOxford
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
National Express
08:002h10:00
LondonOxford
Fastest Buses from London to Oxford by duration
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
National Express
18:302h20:30
LondonOxford
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
National Express
08:002h10:00
LondonOxford
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
National Express
08:002h10:00
LondonOxford
Return Journeys for Buses from Oxford to London
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
National Express
13:102h15:10
OxfordLondon
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
National Express
17:161h 54m19:10
OxfordLondon
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
National Express
15:162h 14m17:30
OxfordLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Oxford
BusLondon

Amenities

BusLondon Liverpool Street Stn

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City

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