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Overview: Train from Leicester to Oxford

distanceDistance61 miles (98 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Leicester to Oxford cover the 61 miles (98 km) long route taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £29, but the average price of train tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Oxford.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Leicester to Oxford

Travel from Leicester to Oxford from £29 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Oxford from Leicester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Book your CrossCountry Leicester to Oxford train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Leicester to Oxford routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Leicester to Oxford is 61 miles (98 km), and the best price for a one-way Leicester - Oxford CrossCountry train ticket starts at £29 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Train information from Leicester to Oxford with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 50 min
  • Average Price: £29
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets to Oxford from Leicester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Leicester 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 Leicester to Oxford.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Leicester and Oxford?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Leicester to Oxford for the next 7 days starting from £29  one way.

How much is a train ticket from Leicester to Oxford?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Leicester to Oxford train prices are on average £29  one way.

What is the distance between Leicester and Oxford via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Oxford from Leicester via train to be approximately 61 miles (98 km).

What is the average Leicester to Oxford train duration?

The train time to Oxford from Leicester is on average 2 h 23 min  for the 61 miles (98 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Oxford from Leicester by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Leicester to Oxford train leave from? Which Oxford train station do I come into from Leicester?

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

Where is the Leicester train station located? Where is the Oxford train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Leicester, located approximately 0.6 miles (945 m) from the city centre of Leicester. The most popular arrival train station in Oxford, called Oxford, is located around 0.6 miles (997 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me between Leicester and Oxford?

For the trip from Leicester to Oxford you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Leicester to Oxford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there between Leicester and Oxford?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Leicester to Oxford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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

The first Leicester to Oxford train departs at 08: 50   and the last train from Leicester to Oxford leaves at 11: 50. Check out the most up-to-date Leicester to Oxford train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase Leicester to Oxford train tickets to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Leicester to Oxford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £29 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Oxford from Leicester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your trip to Oxford from Leicester.