The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Oxford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 buses that leave London for Oxford every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||51 miles (82 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$20 (€17)|
|Bus frequency||59 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 56 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||National Express or Megabus|
Buses from London to Oxford cover the 51 miles (82 km) long route taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 59 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $20 (€17).
Find the best buses between London and Oxford with Omio's travel partners National Express from $20 (€17). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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 London - 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.
As an economic alternative to the train, direct buses to Oxford from London Victoria bus Station are a popular travel option for tourists, students or business travellers heading to the historic university city. Frequent daily departures from the capital take a little under two hours to reach Oxford, with a choice of two stops in the city. Departure times range from early morning to just before midnight, with additional indirect connections also available for overnight travellers.
UK national bus company National Express provides direct buses from London to Oxford seven days a week. In addition it also provides indirect overnight connections from London Victoria bus Station, requiring one change en route, at Heathrow Airport.
The fastest buses on the 60-mile route from London Victoria to Oxford are late evening connections taking around one hour and 25 minutes to reach the stop on Oxford High Street and a further 15 minutes to reach Gloucester Green Bus Station. At busier times, journeys take up to 20 minutes longer. Overnight indirect connections via Heathrow Airport take between three and four hours to complete the trip to Oxford.
Daily schedules begin with hourly early morning departures, with frequency increasing to every half hour from mid-morning throughout the day and evening. The final direct departure leaves London Victoria around midnight. There are also three overnight indirect connections, with a change at Heathrow Airport.
Departure Station: buses depart from London Victoria bus Station. Situated on the south-west side of central London, Victoria bus Station has public transport connections on city buses from Buckingham Palace Road and three Underground train lines from the nearby subway station. Facilities at the station concourse include a bakery, coffee bar, food shop, currency exchange bureaux and left baggage desk.
Arrival Station: bus arrives at either Oxford High Street or Gloucester Green Bus Station. buses from London stop at the High Street just east of the city center, before continuing to the Gloucester Green Bus Station, a short walk west of the centre. The bus station has coffee shops and snack bars, with plenty of shops and baggage storage facilities available on the adjacent Green.
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