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from Oxford to Manchester

You can get from Oxford to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Oxford to Manchester on Oct 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50PMOxford3h20 10:10PMManchester, Airport
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$281One-way
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06:50PMOxford3h20 10:10PMManchester, Airport
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$281One-way
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09:30AMOxford4h00 01:30PMManchester
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$281One-way
06:50PMOxford3h50 10:40PMManchester
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$281One-way
11:00AMOxford4h40 03:40PMManchester
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$311One-way

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Sat
Oct 23
$68Cross Country
$23Megabus
$92British Airways
Sun
Oct 24
$130Cross Country
$26Megabus
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Mon
Oct 25
$130Cross Country
$23Megabus
$92British Airways
Tue
Oct 26
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$167British Airways
Wed
Oct 27
$65Cross Country
$23Megabus
$308British Airways
Thu
Oct 28
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$218British Airways
Fri
Oct 29
$65Cross Country
$23Megabus
$210British Airways
Sat
Oct 30
$66Cross Country
$20Megabus
$92British Airways
Sun
Oct 31
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
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Mon
Nov 1
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
$119British Airways
Tue
Nov 2
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$77British Airways
Wed
Nov 3
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$125British Airways
Thu
Nov 4
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$99British Airways
Fri
Nov 5
$66Cross Country
$23Megabus
$77British Airways
Sat
Nov 6
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
$107British Airways
Sun
Nov 7
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
$84British Airways
Mon
Nov 8
$65Cross Country
$20Megabus
$76British Airways
Tue
Nov 9
$53Cross Country
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Wed
Nov 10
$53Cross Country
$20Megabus
$77British Airways
Thu
Nov 11
$128Cross Country
$20Megabus
$62British Airways
Fri
Nov 12
$66Cross Country
$20Megabus
$77British Airways

Travel Information to Manchester from Oxford

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $182
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $182 (€148) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, Megabus or Cross Country

Travel 126 miles (203 km) by flight, bus or train between Oxford and 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 $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are British Airways, Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Oxford to Manchester.

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Travel from Oxford to Manchester
Travel to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Oxford to Manchester.
FAQs
How do I travel from Oxford to Manchester?

There are 3 ways to travel from Oxford to Manchester including taking a flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Oxford to Manchester the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Oxford is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€16).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A bus is $162 (€132) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Oxford to Manchester costing on average $182 (€148).

A bus is generally $45 (€36) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $64 (€52) from Oxford to Manchester.

What is the fastest way from Oxford to Manchester?

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

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 11 min   on average.

What is the distance from Oxford to Manchester?

Manchester is approximately 126 miles (203 km) away from Oxford.

How many services a day are there between Oxford and Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Manchester is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Oxford? Where do I arrive in Manchester?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) and tend to arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains mostly leave from Oxford and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can get me from Oxford to Manchester?

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

  • Travel with British Airways for flights to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for British Airways Oxford to Manchester tickets on Omio for $182 (€148).
  • Megabus can get you to Manchester by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Megabus from Oxford to Manchester for $20 (€16) on Omio.
  • Cross Country can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Oxford to Manchester for $64 (€52) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Oxford to Manchester?

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

  • You can take a direct bus with.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Oxford to Manchester?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Oxford to Manchester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Oxford and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Oxford to Manchester one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Oxford to Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $182 (€148) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $20 (€16) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $64 (€52) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Oxford to Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey