The cheapest buses from Manchester to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Cheapest

£18

Average

£18

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.

Cheapest
11:55Manchester4h25 16:20Oxford
0 changes
£181One-way
Cheapest
12:25Manchester, Airport3h55 16:20Oxford
0 changes
£181One-way

Timetable Manchester to Oxford

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11:55Manchester4h25 16:20Oxford
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12:25Manchester, Airport3h55 16:20Oxford
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Thu
23 Sep
£93Cross Country
£18Megabus
£199British Airways
Fri
24 Sep
£82Cross Country
£17Megabus
£225British Airways
Sat
25 Sep
£47Cross Country
£17Megabus
£116British Airways
Sun
26 Sep
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£81British Airways
Mon
27 Sep
£47Cross Country
£15National Express
£120British Airways
Wed
29 Sep
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
£82British Airways
Thu
30 Sep
£38Cross Country
£14Megabus
£79British Airways
Fri
1 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£120British Airways
Sat
2 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£89British Airways
Sun
3 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£149British Airways
Mon
4 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£86British Airways
Tue
5 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
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Wed
6 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14National Express
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Thu
7 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14National Express
£54British Airways
Fri
8 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£68British Airways
Sat
9 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£57British Airways
Sun
10 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£56British Airways
Mon
11 Oct
£93Cross Country
£15National Express
£52British Airways

The fastest buses from Manchester to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Fastest Journey

3 h 55 m

Average

4 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

203 km

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.

Fastest
12:25Manchester, Airport3h55 16:20Oxford
0 changes
£181One-way
2nd Fastest
11:55Manchester4h25 16:20Oxford
0 changes
£181One-way

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National Express Manchester – Oxford

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

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:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from Manchester to Oxford: Journey Details

    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.

    Where do buses from Manchester to Oxford depart from and arrive at?

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Oxford cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Manchester to Oxford for as little as £14  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average cost of a coach from Manchester to Oxford?
    The Manchester to Oxford coach ticket price is on average £16  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    How far is it from Manchester to Oxford by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Oxford from Manchester via coach to be approximately 126 miles (203 km).
    What is the average Manchester to Oxford coach duration?
    The coach time from Manchester to Oxford is on average 3 h 55 min  for the 126 miles (203 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Oxford from Manchester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure coach station in Manchester and arrival coach station in Oxford?

    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.

    Where do I find the Manchester coach station to Oxford? Where is the Oxford coach station?

    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.

    What coach companies go from Manchester to Oxford?
    For the trip from Manchester to Oxford you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Manchester to Oxford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Is there a direct coach between Manchester and Oxford?
    Yes, there are direct coaches between Manchester and Oxford, and you can find a direct coach for this trip with Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    When is the earliest coach from Manchester to Oxford? When is the last coach from Manchester to Oxford?
    The first coach from Manchester to Oxford leaves at 08: 35   and the last coach for this leaves at 15: 55. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Oxford timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    How early should I buy coach tickets from Manchester to Oxford to score the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase coach tickets from Manchester to Oxford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £16 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your coach ticket from Manchester to Oxford a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Manchester
    Oxford
    Manchester (Coach Station)
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    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.