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Chiltern Railways
06:471h23
London Marylebone (MYB)
08:10Oxford station (OXF)
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10:28Oxford station (OXF)
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Trains to Oxford

With trains to Oxford arriving from English cities and towns such as Newcastle, Birmingham, Manchester, Winchester, Reading, Bournemouth and London, travelling by train is a comfortable and stress-free way of visiting this historic university city. Trains passing through Oxford are managed by Great Western Railway, CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways. Trains from London to Oxford's centrally located main station depart from London Paddington and have journey times of approximately one hour. Routes are either direct or require a transfer at Reading.

Which is the main train station in Oxford?

Oxford's main train station is located a short distance west of the city centre which takes a few minutes to reach either on foot or by local bus. The station has two platforms and a small concourse that contains a range of shops and cafes. Other facilities include a taxi rank, car parking, bicycle storage for over 1,000 bikes, ATMs, wifi and toilets.

Popular trains to and from Oxford

Popular trains to Oxford

London to Oxford train

from £13
Direct trains available
0h47 average duration
50trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Chiltern Railways
  • Cross Country
  • South Western Railway
  • Tfl Rail
  • Bus

Bristol to Oxford train

from £14
Direct trains available
1h14 average duration
17trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway

Cambridge to Oxford train

from £19
Direct trains available
2h28 average duration
17trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Great Northern
  • Thameslink
  • Greater Anglia
  • Chiltern Railways
  • Tube
  • South Western Railway

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Oxford train

from £47
Direct trains available
2h23 average duration
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • Chiltern Railways

Edinburgh to Oxford train

from £77
Direct trains available
5h40 average duration
6trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Lumo

Popular trains from Oxford

Oxford to London train

from £7
Direct trains available
0h51 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Chiltern Railways
  • Cross Country
  • Tfl Rail

Oxford to Bath train

from £17
Direct trains available
0h55 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Cross Country

Oxford to Cambridge train

from £19
Direct trains available
2h28 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Great Northern
  • Thameslink
  • Greater Anglia
  • Chiltern Railways

Oxford to Cardiff train

from £45
Direct trains available
1h33 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Cross Country

Oxford to Edinburgh train

from £92
Direct trains available
5h38 average duration
10trains per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Cross Country
  • Lumo
  • Transpennine Express

Which train companies offer trains to Oxford?

Great Western Railway, Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry all operate trains to Oxford with Great Western Railway providing the route from London Paddington to Oxford's main train station. Journey time on the London route is approximately one hour, a few minutes longer when a connection is required at Reading.

Why travel by train to Oxford?

There is no commercial airport at Oxford and while travelling by train to the city from London is comparable in price to making the journey by coach, it is much quicker. All London departures to Oxford's city centre station are from London Paddington and carriages are comfortable with onboard catering, wifi, toilets, luggage space and power outlets.

Before you travel to Oxford by train - good to know!

Oxford is close enough to London for an enjoyable day trip but to get a real flavour of the city and fully explore its attractions, it is better to spend a few days here. Oxford is intersected by rivers and canals and dotted with the honey-coloured stone buildings of its university, famous around the world. Many of the medieval college buildings are open to the public. One of the most instantly recognisable, certainly to Harry Potter fans, is Christ Church with its beautiful gardens and grounds. Other highlights include the Pitt Rivers and Ashmolean Museums, the Radcliffe Camera, the Bodleian Library and the quaint Alice in Wonderland shop.

Train providers: Great Western Rail, Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry trains to Oxford

Travel to Oxford on Great Western Rail, Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

The Heathrow Express is a train service from the United Kingdom that operates between London Heathrow Airport and Paddington Station in London. It runs every 15 minutes from 5: 10am to 11: 25pm, with a journey time of just 15 minutes. The train service offers two types of trains: the Express Class and the Business First Class. Express Class offers comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets, while Business First Class offers extra legroom, complimentary newspapers, and complimentary refreshments. There are three types of tickets available: Single, Return, and Group. Onboard facilities include a café bar, luggage storage, and a quiet zone. The most popular routes for the Heathrow Express are London Heathrow Airport to Paddington Station, and Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport.

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