Manchester to Oxford bus

Sun, 19 May
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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Manchester to Oxford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Megabus
04:203h40
Manchester
08:00Oxford
£211One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
04:503h10
Manchester, Airport
08:00Oxford
£231One-way
0 changes
Megabus
13:253h40
Manchester, Airport
17:05Oxford
£251One-way
0 changes
Megabus
12:404h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
17:05Oxford
£271One-way
0 changes
National Express
21:304h45
Manchester, Coach Station
02:15Oxford
£301One-way
1 change

Bus timetableManchester to Oxford

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 19 May
National Express
03:005h10
Manchester, Coach Station
08:10Oxford
1 change
Megabus
04:203h40
Manchester
08:00Oxford
0 changes
Megabus
04:503h10
Manchester, Airport
08:00Oxford
0 changes
National Express
05:405h10
Manchester, Coach Station
10:50Oxford
1 change
National Express
06:355h35
Manchester, Coach Station
12:10Oxford
1 change
National Express
07:305h35
Manchester, Coach Station
13:05Oxford
1 change
National Express
08:305h40
Manchester, Coach Station
14:10Oxford
1 change
National Express
10:005h05
Manchester, Coach Station
15:05Oxford
1 change
National Express
10:155h05
Manchester, Coach Station
15:20Oxford
1 change
National Express
11:006h10
Manchester, Coach Station
17:10Oxford
1 change
Megabus
12:404h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
17:05Oxford
0 changes
National Express
12:455h05
Manchester, Coach Station
17:50Oxford
1 change
Megabus
13:253h40
Manchester, Airport
17:05Oxford
0 changes
National Express
13:304h50
Manchester, Coach Station
18:20Oxford
1 change
National Express
15:455h05
Manchester, Coach Station
20:50Oxford
1 change
National Express
17:455h30
Manchester, Coach Station
23:15Oxford
1 change
National Express
21:304h45
Manchester, Coach Station
02:15Oxford
1 change
National Express
23:405h20
Manchester, Coach Station
05:00Oxford
1 change
National Express
23:405h20
Manchester, Coach Station
05:00Oxford
1 change
National Express
23:405h20
Manchester, Coach Station
05:00Oxford
1 change
National Express
23:405h20
Manchester, Coach Station
05:00Oxford
1 change

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Bus times from Manchester to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

5 h

Buses per day

21

Distance

203 km

Of the 21 buses that leave Manchester for Oxford every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
04:503h10
Manchester, Airport
08:00Oxford
£231One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
04:203h40
Manchester
08:00Oxford
£211One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
13:253h40
Manchester, Airport
17:05Oxford
£251One-way
0 changes
Megabus
12:404h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
17:05Oxford
£271One-way
0 changes
National Express
21:304h45
Manchester, Coach Station
02:15Oxford
£301One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Oxford

distanceDistance126 miles
durationAverage coach duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£27 (€30)
frequencyCoach frequency4 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 3 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express or CrossCountry

Coaches from Manchester to Oxford cover the 126 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 4 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £27, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Oxford, Frideswide Square.

Coach companies: Megabus, National Express and CrossCountry Manchester to Oxford

Find the best coaches between Manchester and Oxford with Omio's travel partners Megabus, National Express and CrossCountry from £17. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Oxford from Manchester. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Manchester to Oxford coach information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 46 min
  • Cheapest Price: £46
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

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.

FAQs: Manchester to Oxford coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester to Oxford with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Oxford.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Oxford can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Manchester to Oxford is £27; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Oxford coach travel time is 3 h 10 min   for the 126 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Manchester to Oxford leaves at 04: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Manchester to Oxford leaves at 23: 40.
Yes, there are 3 direct coaches a day from Manchester to Oxford with Megabus or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct coaches.
Take the Manchester to Oxford coach with Megabus, National Express or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip between Manchester and Oxford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Airport and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Oxford, you can end your journey in coach stations like Oxford, Frideswide Square, Oxford, Gloucester Green Bus Station and Oxford, Railway Station (Stop R4).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Oxford, Frideswide Square, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Oxford from Manchester is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from Manchester to Oxford is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Oxford from Manchester including taking a train, coach or flight.
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