How to travel from Manchester to Oxford

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Travel Information to Oxford from Manchester

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $129
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€16) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $129 (€119) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 126 miles (203 km) to Oxford from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus, British Airways or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Manchester to Oxford.

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There are 4 travel options from Manchester to Oxford: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Oxford is by taking a bus with an average price of $17 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Oxford:

A bus is $112 (€103) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Oxford costing on average $129 (€119).

Taking a bus is usually $99 (€91) less than taking a train to Oxford, which costs on average $116 (€108) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Oxford from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Oxford can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 45 min.

The distance from Manchester to Oxford is approximately 126 miles (203 km).

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Oxford is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 15 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Manchester, Coach Station to Oxford, St Aldate's.
  • Most travelers board their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Oxford.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Oxford, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Megabus can take you to Oxford by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Megabus from Manchester to Oxford for $17 (€16).
  • Travel with British Airways to go to Oxford by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways Manchester to Oxford tickets on Omio for $129 (€119).
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Oxford. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Manchester to Oxford tickets on Omio for $116 (€108).

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Oxford with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Oxford with Megabus.
  • You can find 14 direct trains per day to take to Oxford with Cross Country.

Direct services to Oxford tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Your trip from Manchester to Oxford doesn't have to end in Oxford. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Bristol. If you’d like to add London, Luton or Bristol to your Manchester to Oxford tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Oxford today!

Before traveling from Manchester 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 $17 (€16) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $129 (€119) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $116 (€108) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Manchester 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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