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 Oxford to Birmingham will cost around £ 39 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.
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Of the 3 trains that leave Oxford for Birmingham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 92 km distance in an average of 1 h 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 9 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 10 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||57 miles (92 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 9 min|
|Average train ticket price||£26 (€30)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country|
Trains from Oxford to Birmingham cover the 57 miles (92 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 9 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £23, but the average price of train tickets is £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
You can travel by train between Oxford and Birmingham with CrossCountry for as low as £23. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Oxford and Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket between Oxford and Birmingham online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Oxford and Birmingham as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Oxford and Birmingham start at £23 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 57 miles (92 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train to Birmingham from Oxford. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Oxford to Birmingham CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
Oxford to Birmingham train information with CrossCountry:
When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets to Birmingham from Oxford don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
There are regular trains from Oxford to Birmingham every day. Departures are at approximately one hour intervals with more at peak times such as the morning and evening rush hours. The service starts in the early hours of the morning and the last train is in late evening. Trains are operated by Cross Country and this route enjoys a direct service. A journey takes just over one hour on average making it a quick and convenient choice for travellers.
Passengers taking trains from Oxford to Birmingham will leave from Oxford Railway Station which is about half a mile west of the city centre. Those wishing to reach the station by car will find parking in Becket Street while local taxis can drop travellers at the station entrance. Buses from many parts of the city stop at the bus stop in front of the station although services stop in the evening. Those travelling later at night will find taxis easily in most parts of Oxford.
Birmingham's industrial past has left a legacy of fine 19th century architecture and inner city canals that is an attractive setting for walks and excursions. In addition, some of the best shopping and entertainment facilities in the Midlands ensures that the city appeals to all tastes. Trains from Oxford to Birmingham arrive at New Street Station. The station is in the heart of the city and just a short walk from central landmarks like the Bullring shopping centre with its striking Selfridges building or 5 minutes from Moor Street Station. Travellers can take taxis from directly in front of the station or use public transport to reach their final destination. Buses to most areas can be caught at stops in nearby Smallbrook Queensway and in Hill Street.
Omio customers book a train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Oxford and travel around 0.6 miles (997 m) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (399 m) from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.
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