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The cheapest trains

from London
to Oxford

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Cheapest

£33

Average

£36

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 London to Oxford will cost around £ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 33.

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08:00London Paddington1h07 09:07Oxford
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£331One-way
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08:11London Marylebone0h59 09:10Oxford
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£371One-way
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08:21London Paddington0h57 09:18Oxford
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£371One-way
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08:30London Paddington1h08 09:38Oxford
1 change
£371One-way
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08:15London Paddington0h58 09:13Oxford
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£371One-way

Train Times

London to Oxford

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08:00London Paddington1h07 09:07Oxford
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08:11London Marylebone0h59 09:10Oxford
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08:15London Paddington0h58 09:13Oxford
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08:21London Paddington0h57 09:18Oxford
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08:30London Paddington1h08 09:38Oxford
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Fri
Sep 20
£33Great Western Railway
£14National Express
Sat
Sep 21
£8Great Western Railway
£14National Express
Sun
Sep 22
£20Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Mon
Sep 23
£16Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Tue
Sep 24
£16Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Wed
Sep 25
£13Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Thu
Sep 26
£13Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Fri
Sep 27
£16Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Sat
Sep 28
£6Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Sun
Sep 29
£6Chiltern Railways
£11National Express
Mon
Sep 30
£13Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Tue
Oct 1
£13Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
Oct 2
£13Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
Oct 3
£13Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Fri
Oct 4
£13Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Sat
Oct 5
£6Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Sun
Oct 6
£8Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
Oct 7
£11Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Tue
Oct 8
£11Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
Oct 9
£11Great Western Railway
£7National Express

The fastest trains

from London
to Oxford

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

57 m

Average

1 h 1 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

83 km

Of the 5 train that leave London 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 train cover the 83 km distance in an average of 1 h 1 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 57 m .

The slowest train will take 1 h 8 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.

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08:21London Paddington0h57 09:18Oxford
0 changes
£371One-way
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08:15London Paddington0h58 09:13Oxford
1 change
£371One-way
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08:11London Marylebone0h59 09:10Oxford
0 changes
£371One-way
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08:00London Paddington1h07 09:07Oxford
1 change
£331One-way
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08:30London Paddington1h08 09:38Oxford
1 change
£371One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Oxford Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
1 hour
Train Ticket Price: £10
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Oxford
Distance:83 km
TrainTrain Companies:Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway

Trains from London to Oxford

For students heading to the historic university, as well as tourists or business travellers, daily direct trains from London to Oxford offer a fast and frequent travel service. Direct trains operate seven days a week from  London Marylebone or Paddington stations to Oxford, with a choice of train companies. The trip takes just over one hour from central London, with departure times from early morning until late evening. Additional indirect connections with one change in transit increase the journey options.

Which train companies travel from London to Oxford?

Direct services from London Paddington to Oxford are provided by Great Western Railway (GWR) while Chiltern Railways operate direct trains from London Marylebone. Indirect journeys involve taking GWR departures from Paddington to Reading and changing to  Cross Country Trains services for the onward journey to Oxford.

How long is the train from London to Oxford?

The fastest rail connections on the 60 mile trip north-west from London to Oxford are provided by some Great Western Railway services from London Paddington, taking 57 minutes to reach the university city. Chiltern Railways departures from Marylebone take from two to 20 minutes longer, while GWR indirect services from London Paddington via Reading take between 58 minutes and one hour and eight minutes.

How many trains are there from London to Oxford?

On weekdays and Saturdays, there are roughly five direct services to Oxford every hour throughout the day and evening. Schedules begin with an early morning service from Marylebone and conclude with a late night service from Paddington. Sunday schedules are slightly less frequent, with a later departure time for the first train from London.

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

Departure train station: Passengers may depart from either London Paddington or London Marylebone. Paddington Station is situated west of central London, served by Underground trains on five lines and buses stopping close by on Praed Street. Marylebone Station is on the northern edge of the city centre, with its own Tube station and bus links on Marylebone Road. Both stations have coffee shops, supermarkets, newsagents and taxi ranks.

Arrival train station: The main rail station is on the western side of Oxford city centre, served by several city bus routes. Passenger facilities at the station include a cafe and snack bar, food supermarket and taxi rank.

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