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5 trains from $38
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5 trains from $10
Fri, May 31
5 trains from $20
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Sat
May 25
$38Great Western Railway
$14National Express
Sun
May 26
$10Chiltern Railways
$14National Express
Mon
May 27
$25Great Western Railway
$11National Express
Tue
May 28
$20Great Western Railway
$11National Express
Wed
May 29
$20Great Western Railway
$11National Express
Thu
May 30
$20Great Western Railway
$11National Express
Fri
May 31
$20Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Sat
Jun 1
$22Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Sun
Jun 2
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Mon
Jun 3
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Tue
Jun 4
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Jun 5
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Jun 6
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Fri
Jun 7
$16Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Sat
Jun 8
$7Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Sun
Jun 9
$12Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Mon
Jun 10
$15Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Tue
Jun 11
$14Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Jun 12
$14Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Jun 13
$14Great Western Railway
$8National Express
Fri
Jun 14
$14Great Western Railway
$8National Express

How to Travel from London to Oxford

London to Oxford is a very popular route with travelers in the United Kingdom, with a number of transport options available throughout the day. Since Oxford is only about 100 km away there are no direct flights from London to Oxford. As such, making this journey by plane is usually inconvenient. However, travelers from London to Oxford can take the train or choose between two bus operators when making the journey. Both the railway and bus stations are only a short distance apart from each other in Oxford's town center.

Trains from London to Oxford | Buses from London to Oxford | Return trips from Oxford to London

London to Oxford Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€24

1:40 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€21

0:56 h

1 Month Ahead



What is the best way to travel from London to Oxford?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Oxford


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Taking a train is the cheapest way to travel from London to Oxford when you plan ahead of time. Trains traveling from London to Oxford depart from either London's Marylebone or Paddington train station and take just under an hour to arrive at Oxford's train station. Approximately 10 trains travel from London to Oxford per day, with the earliest departing London at 9:21 a.m. Train companies that travel from London to Oxford include First Great Western, CrossCountry, and Chiltern Railways.


Fastest way to travel from London to Oxford


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from London to Oxford. Taking the train is usually between 30-40 minutes faster than traveling from London to Oxford by bus. Most trains traveling from London to Oxford are direct while some involve a transfer at Reading. Buses traveling from London can take up to 4 hours to arrive in Oxford. All buses that travel from London to Oxford are operated by National Express with over 70 buses departing per day.


Most popular way to travel from London to Oxford


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from London to Oxford. Taking the train is at least 40 minutes faster than traveling from London to Oxford by bus. Trains are also €3 cheaper than buses on average. While buses are cheaper when booked at the last minute, trains become significantly less expensive. London and Oxford are located too close together to make flying between these English cities an option.


Attractions in Oxford

Known as the "City of Dreaming Spires," Oxford is home the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Some of Oxford's other attractions include Christ Church Cathedral, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University Museum and Oxford's Botanic Gardens.

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Best fares from London to Oxford

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Next Month
Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
10:302h12:30
LondonOxford
Mon, May 27
Train
Great Western Railway
07:22 59m08:21
LondonOxford
Tue, May 28
Bus
National Express
07:002h09:00
LondonOxford
Fastest Way to Travel from London to Oxford
Tue, May 28
Train
Great Western Railway
07:21 57m08:18
LondonOxford
Wed, May 29
Train
Great Western Railway
07:21 57m08:18
LondonOxford
Thu, May 30
Train
Great Western Railway
07:21 57m08:18
LondonOxford
Return Journeys from Oxford to London
Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
20:451h 35m22:20
OxfordLondon
Mon, May 27
Train
Great Western Railway
07:31 59m08:30
OxfordLondon
Tue, May 28
Bus
National Express
18:461h 44m20:30
OxfordLondon
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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Oxford
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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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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Public transportation is available through the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which connects the airport to the London Underground.

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