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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Oxford

distanceDistance308 miles (497 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£112 (€129)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Glasgow to Oxford cover the 308 miles (497 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 35 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £101, but the average price of train tickets is £112. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Oxford.

Trains from Glasgow to Oxford: Journey Details

Passengers taking the train from Glasgow to Oxford will need to make one or two changes at various stations including Lancaster, Wolverhampton, Edinburgh and Carlisle. Trains start early in the morning and there are one or two trains every hour until the last train in the afternoon from Glasgow Central, getting in to Oxford on the same evening. On Saturdays, there is one train per hour from the morning until the last train in the early afternoon. On Sundays, there are six trains which set off in the morning, with the same last train service as Saturday. Services are operated by Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and Scotrail.

Taking the Train from Glasgow

Passengers taking the train from Glasgow to Oxford can leave from Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street, however, there are more services from Glasgow Central. Both stations are centrally located in Glasgow with easy access to local buses, night buses and taxis. Glasgow Central is nearer to the River Clyde, whereas Glasgow Queen Street is ideally located for Glasgow Caledonian University.

Getting into Oxford by Train

Oxford is a delightful place to visit by train, with the ancient university buildings, Bodleian Library, Museum of Natural History and Botanic Gardens, as well as many restaurants and shops to keep visitors entertained. The station is on Park End Street to the west of the city centre and is serviced by a number of bus routes and taxis. There is also a bicycle hire scheme at the station, which has proved to be popular in Oxford.

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Oxford

Travel by train 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 Glasgow to Oxford.

How much does a cheap train from Glasgow to Oxford cost?

You can find a cheap train from Glasgow to Oxford for some dates and times for as low as £101  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Glasgow to Oxford?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Oxford train price to come in at an average of £112  one way.

What is the distance to Oxford from Glasgow via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Oxford from Glasgow via train to be approximately 308 miles (497 km).

How many hours does it take from Glasgow to Oxford by train?

The train time between Glasgow and Oxford is on average 5 h 35 min  for the 308 miles (497 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Glasgow and Oxford by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Glasgow goes to Oxford? Which train station do I come into Oxford from Glasgow?

When taking the train to Oxford from Glasgow, you can choose to depart from train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). Your route can end in train stations such as Oxford and Oxford Parkway Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Oxford.

Where is the departure train station in Glasgow located? Where is the arrival train station in Oxford located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Oxford most often arrive at Oxford and need to travel around 0.6 miles (997 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can take me from Glasgow to Oxford?

For the route from Glasgow to Oxford you can take a train with Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Glasgow and Oxford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services are there between Glasgow and Oxford a day?

The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Oxford is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Glasgow to Oxford? When is the last train from Glasgow to Oxford?

The first Glasgow to Oxford train departs at 08: 15   and the last train from Glasgow to Oxford leaves at 11: 33. Check out the most up-to-date Glasgow to Oxford train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I purchase Glasgow Oxford train tickets to score the best deals?

If you book Glasgow to Oxford train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £112. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Oxford from Glasgow. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Glasgow for your journey to Oxford.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper