|Distance||51 miles (82 km)|
|Average train duration||58 min|
|Average train ticket price||£16 (€17)|
|Train frequency||23 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 23 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Great Western Railway, Chiltern Railways or Cross Country|
Trains from London to Oxford cover the 51 miles (82 km) long trip taking on average 58 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 £7, but the average price of train tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Oxford.
Find the best trains from London to Oxford with Omio's travel partners Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry from £7. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between London and Oxford you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between London and Oxford with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes between London and Oxford as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry London to Oxford train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between London and Oxford on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 51 miles (82 km) journey from London to Oxford with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between London and Oxford don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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.
There are a few train stations in London to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Oxford you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Oxford, Oxford Parkway Station and Oxford, Magdalen Road.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Oxford.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.
The most popular arrival train station, Oxford, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Oxford.
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