The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Oxford will cost around £ 83 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 47.
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Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for Oxford every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 203 km distance in an average of 2 h 46 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 46 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 48 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.
|Distance||126 miles (203 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||£58 (€66)|
|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 trip taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £58, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Oxford.
For as little as £32 you can travel by train from Manchester to Oxford with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Oxford from Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Manchester to Oxford, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 126 miles (203 km) trip to Oxford from Manchester, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Manchester and Oxford as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains between Manchester and Oxford in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for CrossCountry trains from Manchester to Oxford starting at £32, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!
Manchester to Oxford train information with CrossCountry:
CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Manchester to Oxford are the following:
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.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Oxford.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Oxford and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (997 m) from the train station to the city centre in Oxford.
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