Trains from Manchester to Oxford

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The cheapest trains

from Manchester
to Oxford

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Cheapest

$96

Average

$102

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 Manchester to Oxford will cost around $ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 96.

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09:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4512:12Oxford
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$961One-way
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10:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4513:12Oxford
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08:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4511:12Oxford
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$1051One-way
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08:35Manchester Piccadilly3h0511:40Oxford
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$1081One-way
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09:31Manchester Piccadilly3h0912:40Oxford
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$1081One-way

Train Times

Manchester to Oxford

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08:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4511:12Oxford
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08:35Manchester Piccadilly3h0511:40Oxford
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09:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4512:12Oxford
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09:31Manchester Piccadilly3h0912:40Oxford
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10:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4513:12Oxford
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
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Mon
Aug 26
$95Cross Country
$30National Express
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Tue
Aug 27
$95Cross Country
$20National Express
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Wed
Aug 28
$95Cross Country
$23National Express
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Thu
Aug 29
$95Cross Country
$17National Express
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Fri
Aug 30
$98Virgin Trains
$22National Express
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Sat
Aug 31
$54Cross Country
$16National Express
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Sun
Sep 1
$54Cross Country
$19National Express
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Mon
Sep 2
$95Cross Country
$14National Express
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Tue
Sep 3
$95Cross Country
$14National Express
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Wed
Sep 4
$95Cross Country
$16National Express
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Thu
Sep 5
$95Cross Country
$15National Express
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Fri
Sep 6
$54Cross Country
$14National Express
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Sat
Sep 7
$54Cross Country
$18National Express
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Sun
Sep 8
$43Cross Country
$15National Express
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Mon
Sep 9
$95Cross Country
$17National Express
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Tue
Sep 10
$95Cross Country
$13National Express
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Wed
Sep 11
$95Cross Country
$12National Express
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Thu
Sep 12
$55Cross Country
$8National Express
$105British Airways
Fri
Sep 13
$54Cross Country
$19National Express
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Sat
Sep 14
$44Cross Country
$9National Express
$97Flybe

The fastest trains

from Manchester
to Oxford

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

2h 45m

Average

2h 53m

Trains per day

5

Distance

203 km

Of the 5 train that leave Manchester 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 203 km distance in an average of 2h 53m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 45m .

The slowest train will take 3h 9m 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.

Fastest
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09:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4512:12Oxford
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$961One-way
Fastest
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08:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4511:12Oxford
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$1051One-way
Fastest
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10:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4513:12Oxford
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$961One-way
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08:35Manchester Piccadilly3h0511:40Oxford
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$1081One-way
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09:31Manchester Piccadilly3h0912:40Oxford
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$1081One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Oxford Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 49 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $73
Trains depart from:Manchester
Trains arrive in:Oxford
Distance:203 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, Cross Country

Trains from Manchester to Oxford: Journey Details

CrossCountry provides direct trains from Manchester to Oxford. The weekday schedule begins with a very early morning departure and continues with an hourly service until mid evening. A later evening indirect CrossCountry service involves a change at Birmingham New Street. Journey times are approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes. The slightly reduced Sunday schedule features a later first departure from Manchester. Weekday off-peak fares are available on departures from 9:30 a.m. and later.

Taking the Train from Manchester

Trains from Manchester to Oxford depart from Manchester Piccadilly station, located on the south-east side of the city centre. The station is close to the Metrolink tram stop, with connections to the airport and across the city. There are bus stops for a wide variety of city routes by the Fairfield Street entrance and on Piccadilly Gardens. The free Metroshuttle bus operates a circular route around the city centre from Piccadilly. The cab rank is located by the Fairfield Street entrance.

Getting into Oxford by Train

Oxford is a world famous university city, distinguished by the elegant architecture of the colleges that dominate the centre, and by prominent historic sites such as the 14th-century New College. With a large student population, there is a constant cultural buzz, and Oxford has some of England's most atmospheric vintage pubs. Trains from Manchester to Oxford arrive at the main station situated to the west of the city centre. Bus stops are located immediately outside the station, on Frideswide Square and Park End Street. The Gloucester Green bus terminus is about 5 minutes walk eastwards from the station. The cab rank is sited close to the station entrance.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
Oxford
TrainManchester Oxford Road

Amenities

TrainManchester Piccadilly

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainManchester Victoria

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