|Distance||126 miles (203 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 9 min|
|Average train ticket price||£65 (€73)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country|
Trains from Manchester to Oxford cover the 126 miles (203 km) long route taking on average 2 h 9 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £38, but the average price of train tickets is £65. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Oxford.
You can travel by train from Manchester to Oxford with Crosscountry Railways for as low as £38. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
It’s easy to book your Crosscountry Railways train ticket from Manchester to Oxford online with Omio! Simply check the current Crosscountry Railways train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Manchester and Oxford as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Crosscountry Railways train tickets online. Prices for Crosscountry Railways trains from Manchester to Oxford start at £38 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 126 miles (203 km). If you search for Crosscountry Railways trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Crosscountry Railways tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Manchester to Oxford. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Manchester to Oxford Crosscountry Railways train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
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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.
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.
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.
Some of the Manchester train stations to Oxford you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Oxford include Oxford, Oxford Parkway Station and Oxford, Magdalen Road.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Oxford.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Oxford, called Oxford, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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