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The cheapest trains

from Manchester
to Oxford

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Cheapest

£78

Average

£78

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 Manchester to Oxford will cost around £ 78 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 78.

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10:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4513:12Oxford
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£781One-way
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08:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4511:12Oxford
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11:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4614:13Oxford
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09:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4512:12Oxford
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Train Times

Manchester to Oxford

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08:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4511:12Oxford
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09:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4512:12Oxford
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10:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4513:12Oxford
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11:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4614:13Oxford
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
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Sun
Aug 18
£78Cross Country
£24National Express
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Mon
Aug 19
£92Cross Country
£13National Express
£111British Airways
Tue
Aug 20
£77Cross Country
£17National Express
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Wed
Aug 21
£77Cross Country
£13National Express
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Thu
Aug 22
£84Cross Country
£20National Express
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Fri
Aug 23
£80Virgin Trains
£20National Express
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Sat
Aug 24
£44Cross Country
£17National Express
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Sun
Aug 25
£87Cross Country
£13National Express
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Mon
Aug 26
£44Cross Country
£20National Express
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Tue
Aug 27
£78Cross Country
£13National Express
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Wed
Aug 28
£78Cross Country
£16National Express
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Thu
Aug 29
£44Cross Country
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£84British Airways
Fri
Aug 30
£93Cross Country
£16National Express
£84British Airways
Sat
Aug 31
£44Cross Country
£8National Express
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Sun
Sep 1
£43Cross Country
£16National Express
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Mon
Sep 2
£78Cross Country
£8National Express
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Tue
Sep 3
£78Cross Country
£11National Express
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Thu
Sep 5
£78Cross Country
£13National Express
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Fri
Sep 6
£44Cross Country
£8National Express
£84British Airways

The fastest trains

from Manchester
to Oxford

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Fastest Journey

2h 45m

Average

2h 45m

Trains per day

4

Distance

203 km

Of the 4 train that leave Manchester for Oxford every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 203 km distance in an average of 2h 45m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 45m .

The slowest train will take 2h 46m 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
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10:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4513:12Oxford
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£781One-way
Fastest
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08:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4511:12Oxford
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09:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4512:12Oxford
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11:27Manchester Piccadilly2h4614:13Oxford
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£781One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Oxford Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 48 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £61
Trains depart from:Manchester
Trains arrive in:Oxford
Distance:203 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, Cross Country

Trains from Manchester to Oxford: Journey Details

CrossCountry provides direct trains from Manchester to Oxford. The weekday timetable begins with a very early morning departure and continues with an hourly service until mid evening. A later evening indirect CrossCountry service involves a change at Birmingham New Street. Journey times are approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes. The slightly reduced Sunday schedule features a later first departure from Manchester. Weekday off-peak fares are available on departures from 9:30 a.m. and later.

Taking the Train from Manchester

Trains from Manchester to Oxford depart from Manchester Piccadilly station, located on the south-east side of the city centre. The station is close to the Metrolink tram stop, with connections to the airport and across the city. There are bus stops for a wide variety of city routes by the Fairfield Street entrance and on Piccadilly Gardens. The free Metroshuttle bus operates a circular route around the city centre from Piccadilly. The taxi rank is located by the Fairfield Street entrance.

Getting into Oxford by Train

Oxford is a world famous university city, distinguished by the elegant architecture of the colleges that dominate the centre, and by prominent historic sites such as the 14th-century New College. With a large student population, there is a constant cultural buzz, and Oxford has some of England's most atmospheric vintage pubs. Trains from Manchester to Oxford arrive at the main station situated to the west of the city centre. Bus stops are located immediately outside the station, on Frideswide Square and Park End Street. The Gloucester Green bus terminus is about 5 minutes walk eastwards from the station. The taxi rank is sited close to the station entrance.

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Best fares for trains from Manchester to Oxford

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Mon, Aug 19
Train
Cross Country
04:113h 3m07:14
ManchesterOxford
Tue, Aug 20
Train
Cross Country
09:272h 45m12:12
ManchesterOxford
Wed, Aug 21
Train
Cross Country
09:272h 45m12:12
ManchesterOxford
Fastest Trains from Manchester to Oxford
Tue, Aug 20
Train
Cross Country
09:272h 45m12:12
ManchesterOxford
Wed, Aug 21
Train
Cross Country
09:272h 45m12:12
ManchesterOxford
Thu, Aug 22
Train
Cross Country
08:272h 45m11:12
ManchesterOxford
Return Train Tickets for Oxford to Manchester
Mon, Aug 19
Train
Cross Country
09:142h 46m12:00
OxfordManchester
Tue, Aug 20
Train
Cross Country
08:392h 45m11:24
OxfordManchester
Wed, Aug 21
Train
Cross Country
09:142h 46m12:00
OxfordManchester

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
Oxford
TrainManchester Oxford Road

Amenities

TrainManchester Piccadilly

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainManchester Victoria

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