|Distance||51 miles (82 km)|
|Average train duration||51 min|
|Average train ticket price||£18 (€21)|
|Train frequency||23 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 23 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Great Western Railway, Chiltern Railways or Cross Country|
Trains from London to Oxford cover the 51 miles (82 km) long trip taking on average 51 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Chiltern Railways or Cross Country. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Oxford.
Travel between London and Oxford from £13 with Omio’s train partners Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train from London to Oxford: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.
Omio helps you find the perfect London - Oxford train with Chiltern Railways. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between London and Oxford, Omio shows you Chiltern Railways 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 Oxford route. You can expect to travel around 51 miles (82 km) to Oxford from London on a train with Chiltern Railways. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Chiltern Railways tickets from London to Oxford starting as low as £13 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!
Chiltern Railways has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from London to Oxford:
Whether it's for business, pleasure, or something else entirely, travellers can get from London to Oxford via train easily. Early or late risers can expect to find a train to Oxford every 10 minutes, which is excellent for those commuting to work. The mid-morning, lunch, early afternoon, and late evening trains leave every 30 minutes. The journey from London to Oxford is a leisurely one, and on average, takes just over an hour.
There are frequent daily trains from London to Oxford with the first train leaving at around 6:10 a.m and the last train at about 11:10 p.m. For morning commuters travelling to Oxford for work or early appointments, 17 trains leave between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. After the morning rush, trains from London to Oxford usually leave every 30 minutes, so the wait is never very long.
Typically, trains from London to Oxford take between 49 minutes to just over an hour. Most trains from London to Oxford travel directly. However, some trips require a change roughly halfway through the journey, at Didcot Parkway station or Reading station.
Departure train station: Getting to either London Marylebone station or London Paddington station is easy. Typically. the easiest option is the Tube. Marylebone and Paddington Tube stations are a short walk from Marylebone and Paddington stations. Buses and taxis are also good options. From central London, it will take roughly 30 minutes via public transport to get to either Marylebone station (2.5 miles) or London Paddington station (3.1 miles).
Arrival train station: When arriving at Oxford station or Oxford Parkway station, there are numerous options for the journey onwards. From Oxford Parkway station, the 250 bus takes 10 minutes to arrive at the city centre (4.9 miles). Oxford station is just a 10-minute (900 metre) walk from the city centre.
Great Western Railway, CrossCountry, and Chiltern Railways all travel from London to Oxford.
Great Western Railway (GWR) trains from London to Oxford leave daily from 5:45 a.m. to 11:39 p.m. On weekdays, there are up to 168 trains travelling from London to Oxford, with a train every 15 minutes. The journey usually takes just over an hour and the fastest train takes only 48 minutes. The 52-mile route has both direct and non-direct trains. With GWR, it's possible to purchase cheaper tickets by using a railcard, booking in advance, travelling at off-peak times, or buying a GroupSave train ticket.
CrossCountry services run frequently from London to Oxford, with the first train leaving at around 6:30 a.m. and the last one departing at about 1:00 am. CrossCountry trains to Oxford from London depart every 10 to 30 minutes, with both direct and non-direct services. CrossCountry offers many money-saving options through its railcard, group day tickets, and off-peak tickets.
Chiltern Railways services from London to Oxford begin at around 6:40 a.m. and run till 1:00 a.m. The trains take an average just over an hour, with the quickest service taking 52 minutes. The trains typically depart more frequently at peak times (morning and later afternoon), but usually, there's at least one train every 30 minutes. Cost-saving options are available with advance booking or and off-peak travel.
Great Western Railway, CrossCountry, and Chiltern Railways offer many excellent services onboard, including WiFi and beverage services. All three train lines have reserved wheelchair zones. Passengers who require extra assistance while travelling are encouraged to call ahead or speak to ticket staff at the station. Passengers are allowed to bring no more than three pieces of luggage and should check the specific measurements before travelling. Travelling with bikes is permitted; however, restrictions apply during peak times.
Booking ahead, using railcards, being flexible with travel dates and times, as well as choosing a slower journey are just some ways to find cheap train tickets when travelling from London to Oxford.
Omio customers book a train from London Victoria to Oxford most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.
The most popular arrival train station, Oxford, is located 0.6 miles (997 m) away from the city centre of Oxford.
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