The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Oxford will cost around $ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.
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1 h 1 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave London for Oxford every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 83 km distance in an average of 1 h 1 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 59 m .
The slowest train will take 1 h 4 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
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|Train Ticket Price:||$12|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Oxford|
|Train Companies:||Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway|
Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes in the UK. Finding trains from London to Oxford is easy with up to 5 trains per hour available at peak times. London to Oxford trains run throughout the day starting early in the morning and continuing until late at night. There is a choice of fast and slower trains, and passengers choosing the faster option could arrive in Oxford in under an hour. The average journey time varies from just over 1 hour on fast routes to just over 1.5 hours on the slower route where there are more stops. The route is run most frequently by First Great Western, although CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways also operate trains from London to Oxford.
Trains from London to Oxford leave from either Paddington Station or Marylebone Station. Paddington Station is located in the center of London just to the west of Oxford Street and is easily accessible by Underground. The Bakerloo, Hammersmith & City, District and Circle lines all stop at the station and there is easy access by escalator to the main concourse. Buses also stop nearby, including the 7, 23, 27, 205 and 436 and the N7 and N205 cover the area at night.
Though famous as a university city, Oxford has much to offer. Iconic attractions like the Ashmolean Museum and the Bodleian Library are wonderful examples of the architecture that makes it one of the UK's Heritage cities, while establishments like the Old Parsonage Hotel and the Grand Cafe appeal to gourmets. Trains from London to Oxford can stop at the two train stations in Oxford. The main train station is Oxford Train Station , which is located on Park End Street, and is just a short walk to the city center. There are local buses and a taxi rank outside the station if you're going further afield. Furthermore, there is now a train station in the North of Oxford - called Oxford Parkway. All trains from London Marylebone to Oxford stop here before carrying on to the main train station. It is further out of the city and takes about 20 minutes by bus to get to the city center.