|Distance||66 miles (106 km)|
|Average coach duration||5 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£32 (€36)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Cambridge to Oxford cover the 66 miles (106 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £23, but the average price of coach tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
For as little as £23 you can travel by coach between Cambridge and Oxford with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Cambridge to Oxford, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
When purchasing your National Express coach tickets between Cambridge and Oxford, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
As Oxford and Cambridge are both famous university cities, it is no surprise that frequent direct coaches connect the two destinations. National Express offers between 18 and 20 services per day, with journey times averaging three hours 35 minutes. Services continue over the weekend, making coaches from Cambridge to Oxford a great choice whenever passengers decide to travel.
National Express is the sole provider of coaches on the Cambridge to Oxford route. As the largest coach provider in the UK, National Express has comfortable, spacious legroom on board their coaches, with personal air conditioning and free WiFi. Passengers are permitted to bring two 20kg luggage pieces that can be stored in the hold.
Journey times vary slightly along the route, depending on the time of travel and traffic congestion during that time. The fastest services advertise journey times of just three hours 35 minutes, while the longest takes just over four hours.
Each day, passengers can expect between 18 and 20 direct departures from Cambridge to Oxford. Services begin early in the morning and continue at regular intervals throughout the day until the afternoon. Passengers will never have to wait long for the next service. It is worth noting that services finish before 4:00 p.m. with the last departure arriving in Oxford not long after 7:00 p.m.
Departure bus station: Passengers join coaches from Cambridge to Oxford at Cambridge Parkside bus stop. The stop is found south-east of the city centre, adjacent to Parker's Piece. The train station is a short 15-minute walk away. Facilities at the station are very limited, but the proximity to town gives passengers access to numerous shops and restaurants for any of their needs.
Arrival bus station: Buses from Cambridge to Oxford terminate at Oxford Gloucester Green Station. Centrally located, the station is close to historic features such as Oxford Castle. The train station is less than a mile away and passengers can walk there in as little as 10 minutes. Services at the station include a coffee shop, newsagents, automated ticket machines and waiting areas.
Some of the Cambridge coach stations to Oxford you can start your journey from include Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road, Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway and Cambridge, Jesus College. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Oxford include Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford and Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cambridge and arriving in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Cambridge, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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