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Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Oxford to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
15:101h07
Oxford station (OXF)
16:17Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£261One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Cross Country
12:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
13:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£261One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Cross Country
13:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
14:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£261One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Cross Country
08:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
09:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£261One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Cross Country
16:101h08
Oxford station (OXF)
17:18Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£261One-way
0 changes

Train timetableOxford to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
Cross Country
08:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
09:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
10:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
10:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
11:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
11:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
12:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
12:101h07
Oxford station (OXF)
13:17Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
12:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
13:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
13:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
14:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
14:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
15:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
15:101h07
Oxford station (OXF)
16:17Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
15:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
16:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
16:101h08
Oxford station (OXF)
17:18Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
16:401h11
Oxford station (OXF)
17:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes

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Train times from Oxford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 7 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

92 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Oxford for Birmingham every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
15:101h07
Oxford station (OXF)
16:17Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£261One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Cross Country
12:101h07
Oxford station (OXF)
13:17Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£451One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
16:101h08
Oxford station (OXF)
17:18Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£261One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
16:401h11
Oxford station (OXF)
17:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£521One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:391h12
Oxford station (OXF)
16:51Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£521One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Oxford to Birmingham

distanceDistance57 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£38 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Great Western Rail or first_great_western

Trains from Oxford to Birmingham cover the 57 miles long route taking on average 1 h 3 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Great Western Rail or first_great_western. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £38, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

Travel from Oxford to Birmingham from £17 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways and Great Western Rail! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Birmingham from Oxford. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Oxford to Birmingham train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 3 min
  • Cheapest Price: £17
  • CrossCountry frequency: 11 a day

Trains from Oxford to Birmingham: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Oxford

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.

Getting into Birmingham by Train

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.

FAQs: Oxford to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Oxford to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Oxford to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Birmingham can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Oxford to Birmingham is £38; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Oxford to Birmingham train travel time is 1 h 3 min   for the 57 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Oxford to Birmingham leaves at 05: 39. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Oxford to Birmingham leaves at 22: 55.
Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day from Oxford to Birmingham with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Oxford to Birmingham, you can count on CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Great Western Rail or first_great_western for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Oxford to Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 55.

When departing from Oxford, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Oxford, Magdalen Road. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your route in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Oxford, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Birmingham from Oxford is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 3 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Oxford to Birmingham is October.
You have options as you can travel between Oxford and Birmingham 2 different ways: coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Oxford and Birmingham

Oxford
Birmingham
Oxford is the most popular Oxford railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Oxford for your journey to Birmingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Oxford
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From station forecourt in front of station
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham train station for Omio travellers, but Birmingham has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Birmingham for your journey from Oxford.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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