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Travel Information from Cardiff to Oxford

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€22) • 5 h 46 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $66 (€54) • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 84 miles (136 km) by bus or train between Cardiff and Oxford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Oxford.

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How do I reach Oxford from Cardiff?

You can travel from Cardiff to Oxford 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Cardiff to Oxford?

The cheapest way to go to Oxford from Cardiff is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€22).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Oxford:

A bus is $38 (€31) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cardiff to Oxford costing on average $66 (€54).

What is the fastest way from Cardiff to Oxford?

The fastest way from Cardiff to Oxford is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 1 min.

There are alternative travel options to Oxford that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 46 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Cardiff and Oxford?

Oxford is approximately 84 miles (136 km) away from Cardiff.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cardiff to Oxford?

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Oxford is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Oxford from Cardiff as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Oxford from Cardiff, where do I depart from Cardiff and where do I arrive in Oxford?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cardiff to Oxford:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Cardiff Central and arrive in Oxford.
Who can get me from Cardiff to Oxford?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Oxford:

  • You can travel by bus from Cardiff to Oxford with National Express, and you can find National Express Cardiff to Oxford tickets for $28 (€22) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Oxford from Cardiff by train with Great Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $66 (€54) with Great Western Railway from Cardiff to Oxford.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Oxford from Cardiff ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Oxford often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Luton or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Oxford itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Oxford and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Cardiff to Oxford online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Cardiff to Oxford, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $28 (€22) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $66 (€54) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cardiff to Oxford tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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