The cheapest buses from Southampton to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£16

Average

£16

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 Southampton to Oxford will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.

Cheapest
09:15Southampton1h45 11:00Oxford
0 changes
£161One-way
Cheapest
17:05Southampton1h45 18:50Oxford
0 changes
£161One-way

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Sat
16 Oct
£22Cross Country
£14Megabus
Sun
17 Oct
£22Cross Country
£14Megabus
Thu
21 Oct
£22Cross Country
£9National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£22Cross Country
£12Megabus
Sat
23 Oct
£22Cross Country
£12Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£22Cross Country
£12Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£22Cross Country
£10Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£22Cross Country
£11Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£22Cross Country
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The fastest buses from Southampton to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 45 m

Average

1 h 45 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

95 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Southampton 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 95 km distance in an average of 1 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 45 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
09:15Southampton1h45 11:00Oxford
0 changes
£161One-way
Fastest
17:05Southampton1h45 18:50Oxford
0 changes
£161One-way

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Coach Information to Oxford from Southampton

distanceDistance58 miles (94 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£12 (€14)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Southampton to Oxford cover the 58 miles (94 km) long route taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £12, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).

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Coach between Southampton and Oxford with National Express

Buy your official National Express coach tickets from Southampton to Oxford from £9 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride from Southampton to Oxford with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express coach timetable for the Southampton to Oxford trip, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can take a coach with National Express for the 58 miles (94 km) journey from Southampton to Oxford with prices starting as low as £9. Select from three different ticket options: 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. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap coach between Southampton and Oxford on Omio today!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Southampton to 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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap coaches between Southampton and Oxford cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Oxford from Southampton for the next 7 days starting from £9  one way.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Southampton to Oxford on average?
If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Southampton to Oxford coach to cost on average £12  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Southampton to Oxford?
The coach distance from Southampton to Oxford is around 58 miles (94 km).
How long does it take from Southampton to Oxford by coach?
On average the coach from Southampton to Oxford duration is 1 h 40 min  for the 58 miles (94 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by coach from Southampton to Oxford, which coach station in Southampton do I depart from and which coach station in Oxford do I arrive in?

Some of the Southampton coach stations to Oxford you can start your journey from include Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton, Burgess Rd (Library) and Southampton, Southampton. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Oxford include Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green and Oxford, Railway Station (Stop R4).

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Southampton Central   and arriving in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).

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

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Southampton Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Southampton. The most popular arrival coach station in Oxford, called Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Southampton to Oxford?
When taking a coach from Southampton 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 between Southampton and Oxford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Are there any Southampton to Oxford direct coach services?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Southampton to Oxford on Omio with Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your coach ticket.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Southampton to Oxford?
The first Southampton to Oxford coach departs at 07: 15   and the last coach from Southampton to Oxford leaves at 16: 05. Check out the most up-to-date Southampton to Oxford coach schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets from Southampton to Oxford for the best deals?
You can find a coach to Oxford from Southampton to cost on average £12 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Southampton to Oxford coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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