Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 28 Jan

Cheapest

£16

Average

£19

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.

Cheapest
09:35Manchester4h10 13:45Oxford
1 changes
£161One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:25Manchester, Airport3h55 16:20Oxford
0 changes
£191One-way
11:55Manchester4h25 16:20Oxford
0 changes
£211One-way

Bus Timetable Manchester to Oxford

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09:35Manchester4h10 13:45Oxford
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11:55Manchester4h25 16:20Oxford
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12:25Manchester, Airport3h55 16:20Oxford
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Fri
28 Jan
£82Cross Country
£15Megabus
£324British Airways
Sat
29 Jan
£47Cross Country
£15Megabus
£193British Airways
Sun
30 Jan
£46Cross Country
£17Megabus
£61British Airways
Mon
31 Jan
£46Cross Country
£17Megabus
£85British Airways
Tue
1 Feb
£55Avanti West Coast
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Wed
2 Feb
£91Cross Country
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£61British Airways
Fri
4 Feb
£47Cross Country
£17Megabus
£79British Airways
Sat
5 Feb
£74Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£85British Airways
Mon
7 Feb
£47Cross Country
£14National Express
£81British Airways
Tue
8 Feb
£47Cross Country
£14National Express
£61British Airways
Wed
9 Feb
£46Cross Country
£14National Express
£61British Airways
Fri
11 Feb
£47Cross Country
£15Megabus
£68British Airways
Sat
12 Feb
£47Cross Country
£17Megabus
£95British Airways
Sun
13 Feb
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£61British Airways
Wed
16 Feb
£46Cross Country
£12Megabus
£66British Airways

Bus times from Manchester to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 28 Jan

Fastest Journey

3 h 55 m

Average

4 h 10 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

203 km

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.

Fastest
12:25Manchester, Airport3h55 16:20Oxford
0 changes
£191One-way
2nd Fastest
09:35Manchester4h10 13:45Oxford
1 changes
£161One-way
11:55Manchester4h25 16:20Oxford
0 changes
£211One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Oxford

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£16 (€18)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational 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).

Coach companies: National Express Manchester to Oxford

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

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:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Oxford from Manchester

    Take the bus to Oxford easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Oxford.
    FAQs

    What is the cost of cheap coaches to Oxford from Manchester?

    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Manchester and Oxford for the next 7 days starting from £15  one way.

    What is the average price of coach tickets between Manchester and Oxford?

    If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Oxford coach price to come in at an average of £16  one way.

    How many miles is it from Manchester to Oxford by coach?

    The coach distance from Manchester to Oxford is around 126 miles (203 km).

    What is the average Manchester to Oxford coach duration?

    On average the Manchester to Oxford coach time is 4 h 25 min  covering the 126 miles (203 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    Which coach station from Manchester to Oxford do I depart from? Which Oxford coach station from Manchester do I arrive in?

    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.

    Where is the Manchester coach station located? Where is the Oxford coach station located?

    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.

    What coach companies go from Manchester to Oxford?

    When taking a coach from Manchester to Oxford, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Oxford. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Manchester to Oxford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

    Can I book a direct coach from Manchester to Oxford?

    If you’re looking for a direct coach from Manchester to Oxford, consider travelling with Megabus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.

    When is the earliest coach from Manchester to Oxford? When is the last coach from Manchester to Oxford?

    You can take the first coach from Manchester to Oxford at 11: 55   or take the last coach from Manchester to Oxford leaving at 16: 55. Look for the latest Manchester Oxford coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this journey.

    How early should I book Manchester to Oxford coach tickets to get the best deals?

    If you book Manchester to Oxford coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £16. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Manchester and Oxford. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.