The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Oxford will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.
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3 h 55 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Manchester for Oxford every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 203 km distance in an average of 4 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 55 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 25 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.
|Distance||126 miles (203 km)|
|Average coach duration||4 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Manchester to Oxford cover the 126 miles (203 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £16, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
Travel from Manchester to Oxford from £15 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
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 between Manchester and Oxford, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Manchester and Oxford and when travelling by coach:
Buses from Manchester to Oxford run frequently every day. The first bus to depart Manchester for Oxford leaves at 4:00 a.m., with seven departures occurring per day until the last bus at midnight. The average journey takes just over 6 hours and while direct journeys are possible, passengers may be required to make one change at London Victoria Coach Station. Service remains consistent throughout the weekend with no variation in frequency or scheduling. National Express is the main provider on this route.
The main departure point for buses going from Manchester to Oxford is Manchester coach station, located in Manchester city centre, just 5 minutes away from Manchester Piccadilly railway station. The entire central area around the station is well connected by buses and the Metrolink. Manchester also runs a night bus service.
Buses going from Manchester to Oxford arrive at Gloucester Green bus station, which is located in Oxford city centre, just metres away from many of Oxford's main sights and its central shopping district. The bus station is also only a few hundred metres from Oxford railway station, which is an important stop on both Crosscountry and First Great Western routes. There is an extensive bus service in the city as well as numerous taxi firms.
When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Oxford, you can end your journey in coach stations like Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford and Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green.
Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester.
The most popular arrival coach station, Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), is located 0.3 miles (468 m) away from the city centre of Oxford.
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