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1 h 36 m
2 h 13 m
Buses per day
Of the 105 bus that leave London for Oxford every day 63 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 83 km distance in an average of 2 h 13 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 1 h 36 m .
The slowest bus will take 3 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Oxford will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
2 hours 51 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£9|
|Buses depart from:||London|
|Bus arrives in:||Oxford|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
As an economic alternative to the train, direct coaches to Oxford from London Victoria Coach Station are a popular travel option for tourists, students or business travellers heading to the historic university city. Frequent daily departures from the capital take a little under two hours to reach Oxford, with a choice of two stops in the city. Departure times range from early morning to just before midnight, with additional indirect connections also available for overnight travellers.
UK national coach company National Express provides direct coaches from London to Oxford seven days a week. In addition it also provides indirect overnight connections from London Victoria Coach Station, requiring one change en route, at Heathrow Airport.
The fastest coaches on the 60-mile route from London Victoria to Oxford are late evening connections taking around one hour and 25 minutes to reach the stop on Oxford High Street and a further 15 minutes to reach Gloucester Green Bus Station. At busier times, journeys take up to 20 minutes longer. Overnight indirect connections via Heathrow Airport take between three and four hours to complete the trip to Oxford.
Daily schedules begin with hourly early morning departures, with frequency increasing to every half hour from mid-morning throughout the day and evening. The final direct departure leaves London Victoria around midnight. There are also three overnight indirect connections, with a change at Heathrow Airport.
Departure Station: Coaches depart from London Victoria Coach Station. Situated on the south-west side of central London, Victoria Coach Station has public transport connections on city buses from Buckingham Palace Road and three Underground train lines from the nearby Tube station. Facilities at the station concourse include a bakery, coffee bar, food shop, currency exchange bureaux and left luggage desk.
Arrival Station: Coach arrives at either Oxford High Street or Gloucester Green Bus Station. Coaches from London stop at the High Street just east of the city centre, before continuing to the Gloucester Green Bus Station, a short walk west of the centre. The bus station has coffee shops and snack bars, with plenty of shops and luggage storage facilities available on the adjacent Green.