The cheapest trains from London to Banbury

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Cheapest

£30

Average

£40

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 London to Banbury will cost around £ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 30.

Cheapest
08:28London Paddington1h26 09:54Banbury
1 changes
£301One-way
08:41London Marylebone1h23 10:04Banbury
0 changes
£371One-way
10:10London Marylebone0h55 11:05Banbury
0 changes
£371One-way
09:40London Marylebone1h22 11:02Banbury
0 changes
£371One-way
09:10London Marylebone0h57 10:07Banbury
0 changes
£371One-way

Timetable London to Banbury

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 29 Oct
08:11London Marylebone0h55 09:06Banbury
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08:28London Paddington1h26 09:54Banbury
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08:32London Paddington1h24 09:56Banbury
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08:41London Marylebone1h23 10:04Banbury
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09:10London Marylebone0h57 10:07Banbury
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09:37London Paddington1h19 10:56Banbury
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09:40London Marylebone1h22 11:02Banbury
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10:10London Marylebone0h55 11:05Banbury
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10:37London Marylebone1h04 11:41Banbury
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The fastest trains from London to Banbury

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 11 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

104 km

Of the 9 trains that leave London for Banbury every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 104 km distance in an average of 1 h 11 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 55 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 26 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
10:10London Marylebone0h55 11:05Banbury
0 changes
£371One-way
Fastest
08:11London Marylebone0h55 09:06Banbury
0 changes
£481One-way
09:10London Marylebone0h57 10:07Banbury
0 changes
£371One-way
10:37London Marylebone1h04 11:41Banbury
0 changes
£371One-way
09:37London Paddington1h19 10:56Banbury
1 changes
£481One-way

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Train Information between London and Banbury

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesChiltern Railways

Trains from London to Banbury cover the 64 miles (103 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 6 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Banbury.

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CHILTERN Railways between London and Banbury

Travel from London to Banbury from £7 with Omio’s train partners CHILTERN Railways! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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Omio helps you find the perfect London - Banbury train with CHILTERN Railways. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from London to Banbury, Omio shows you CHILTERN Railways’s current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming London to Banbury route. You can expect to travel around 64 miles (103 km) between London and Banbury on a train with CHILTERN Railways. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CHILTERN Railways tickets between London and Banbury starting as low as £7 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CHILTERN Railways!

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Trains from London to Banbury

A historic market town on the edge of the Cotswolds in Oxfordshire, Banbury is a popular destination for days out. Londoners can take direct trains from London Marylebone to Banbury seven days a week, with a journey time of just under one hour for the fastest services. Additional indirect trains depart from London Paddington and require one change en route. With departure times from early morning to  late evening, there are trains to suit most purposes.

Which train companies travel from London to Banbury?

Chiltern Railways offers direct trains to Banbury from London Marylebone. Additional indirect services are provided by Cross Country Trains morning departures from London Paddington, changing to the same company's services at Reading for onward travel to Banbury.

How long is the train from London to Banbury?

The fastest rail option on the 64-mile trip north-west from London to Banbury is the direct Chiltern Railways service taking 53 minutes to reach the Oxfordshire town. Some direct connections are slower stopping services, taking one hour and 45 minutes. Indirect connections from Paddington via Reading take between one hour and 15 minutes and one hour and 30 minutes.

How many trains are there from London to Banbury?

The Chiltern Railways schedule offers roughly three direct trains from London to Banbury every hour throughout the day and evening. The final train is a slow stopping service leaving London a little after 11:00 p.m. and arriving in Banbury after midnight. There are two daily weekday Cross Country Trains indirect connections from London Paddington with morning departure times. Sunday schedules begin a little later in the morning, and there are no connections from Paddington.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Banbury?

Departure train station:  London Marylebone Station is located on the north-western side of central London, with Underground connections on one line and bus links from stops on Marylebone Road. Paddington Station is west of central London, with bus links from Praed Street stops and Underground services on five lines.  Both stations have food shops, coffee bars, newsagents and taxi ranks.

Arrival train station: Banbury Station is on the east side of the town centre, served by buses stopping at the nearby Bridge Street interchange. Passenger facilities at the station include a cafe, a newsagent, vending machines and a taxi rank.

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Trains from London to Banbury
Travel by train to Banbury 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 London to Banbury.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Banbury from London cost?
You can find a cheap train from London to Banbury for some dates and times for as low as £7  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Banbury from London?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Banbury train to cost on average £22  one way.
What is the distance from London to Banbury by train?
The train distance from London to Banbury is around 64 miles (103 km).
How long does it take from London to Banbury by train?
The train time to Banbury from London is on average 1 h 6 min  for the 64 miles (103 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Banbury by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from London to Banbury, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Banbury do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Banbury.

Where do I find the London train station to Banbury? Where is the Banbury train station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Banbury most often arrive at Banbury and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from London to Banbury?
If you're looking for trains from London to Banbury, you can rely on Chiltern Railways to get you to Banbury. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Banbury trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from London to Banbury a day?
The average number of trains departing London for Banbury is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from London to Banbury? When is the last train from London to Banbury?
The earliest train for this trip departs from London at 07: 28. The last train leaves from London at 09: 10. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Banbury and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets from London to Banbury to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Banbury from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £22 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from London to Banbury a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Banbury
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip from London to Banbury.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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ParkingParking
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar