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 £ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.
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3 h 55 m
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Of the 2 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.
You can travel by coach between Manchester and Oxford with National Express for as low as £14. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Oxford coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
When you buy your National Express coach tickets from Manchester to Oxford don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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 journey 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, Bus Station, Gloucester Green and Oxford, Railway Station (Stop R4).
Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Oxford most often arrive at Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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