Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Birmingham

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Cheapest

£23

Average

£39

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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09:39Oxford1h09 10:48Birmingham New Street
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£231One-way
10:39Oxford1h10 11:49Birmingham New Street
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£451One-way
08:39Oxford1h10 09:49Birmingham New Street
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£481One-way

Train schedule Oxford to Birmingham

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08:39Oxford1h10 09:49Birmingham New Street
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09:39Oxford1h09 10:48Birmingham New Street
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10:39Oxford1h10 11:49Birmingham New Street
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21 Jan
£23Cross Country
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Sat
22 Jan
£45Cross Country
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23 Jan
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Mon
24 Jan
£23Cross Country
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Tue
25 Jan
£23Cross Country
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Wed
26 Jan
£23Cross Country
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Thu
27 Jan
£23Cross Country
£9Megabus
Fri
28 Jan
£23Cross Country
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Sat
29 Jan
£36Cross Country
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30 Jan
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£9Megabus
Mon
31 Jan
£23Cross Country
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1 Feb
£23Cross Country
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Fastest train times from Oxford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Fastest Journey

1 h 9 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

92 km

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.

Fastest
09:39Oxford1h09 10:48Birmingham New Street
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£231One-way
08:39Oxford1h10 09:49Birmingham New Street
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£481One-way
10:39Oxford1h10 11:49Birmingham New Street
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£451One-way

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Overview: Train from Oxford to Birmingham

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross 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.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Oxford to Birmingham

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 9 min
  • Average Price: £23
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets to Birmingham from Oxford don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Oxford to Birmingham

Travel by train 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

How much do cheap train tickets from Oxford to Birmingham cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Oxford and Birmingham to cost as little as £23  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Oxford to Birmingham?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Birmingham from Oxford is £26  one way.

How far is it from Oxford to Birmingham by train?

You should expect to travel around 57 miles (92 km)  to Birmingham from Oxford by train.

How long is the train journey to Birmingham from Oxford?

The Oxford to Birmingham train duration is on average 1 h 9 min, which is to be expected when travelling 57 miles (92 km) between Oxford and Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Oxford and arrival train station in Birmingham?

Omio customers book a train from Oxford   to Birmingham New Street   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Oxford to go to Birmingham? Where is the train station in Birmingham located?

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.

What train companies go from Oxford to Birmingham?

If you're looking for trains from Oxford to Birmingham, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Oxford to Birmingham route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any Oxford to Birmingham direct trains?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains from Oxford to Birmingham per day with Cross Country  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

How many trains per day are there between Oxford and Birmingham?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Oxford to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Oxford to Birmingham? When does the last train depart from Oxford to Birmingham?

The first Oxford to Birmingham train departs at 07: 39   and the last train from Oxford to Birmingham leaves at 11: 46. Check out the most up-to-date Oxford to Birmingham train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Oxford and Birmingham for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Oxford to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £26 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Oxford to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Oxford
Birmingham
The major railway station for departures from Oxford is Oxford. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Oxford for your trip to Birmingham from Oxford.