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Of the 65 bus that leave Oxford for London every day 62 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 83 km distance in an average of 2h 3m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 1h 40m .
The slowest bus will take 2h 55m 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.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Oxford to London will cost around £ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
2 hours 58 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£9|
|Buses depart from:||Oxford|
|Bus arrives in:||London|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
Tourists, business travellers or sightseers planning a visit to the capital from Oxford can take daily direct coaches to London Victoria Coach Station. There are frequent departures seven days a week from a choice of two stops in Oxford to central London, with journey times averaging around two hours. Departure times range from early morning to late night and there are also overnight options requiring a change en route to London.
The UK's national coach operator National Express has direct services from Oxford to London seven days a week. Indirect overnight connections involve taking National Express departures from Oxford and changing at Heathrow Airport for onward travel to London Victoria Coach Station.
The quickest option for coach travel on the 60-mile road route from Oxford to London is the very early morning departure which takes one hour and 35 minutes to reach London from the stop on Oxford High Street and about five minutes longer from Gloucester Green Bus Station. When traffic is busier, journeys can take up to 30 minutes longer. Overnight indirect trips via Heathrow Airport take three hours to reach central London.
The first departure from Oxford Gloucester Green Bus Station leaves very early in the morning, with services every half hour throughout the day and evening. The final direct coach to London leaves just before 11:00 p.m. although there is also a nightly indirect service via Heathrow Airport.
Departure Station: Coaches depart from Oxford Gloucester Green Bus Station and Oxford High Street. Coach services begin from Gloucester Green Bus Station, just west of the city centre and also stop at High Street on the east side of central Oxford. The bus station has a coffee shop and cash machine, with luggage storage facilities and shops available nearby on the Green.
Arrival Station: Coaches arrive at London Victoria Coach Station. Victoria Coach Station is located south-west of central London with public transport links on buses stopping on Buckingham Palace Road and a nearby Tube station served by three Underground train lines. The coach station concourse has coffee shops, a bakery, left luggage facilities and currency exchange bureaux.