Oxford to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Cheapest

£46

Average

£46

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.

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11:39Oxford1h10 12:49Birmingham New Street
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13:39Oxford1h09 14:48Birmingham New Street
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Train schedule Oxford to Birmingham

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09:39Oxford1h10 10:49Birmingham New Street
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Fastest train times from Oxford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 9 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

92 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Oxford for Birmingham every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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13:39Oxford1h09 14:48Birmingham New Street
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12:39Oxford1h09 13:48Birmingham New Street
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14:39Oxford1h09 15:48Birmingham New Street
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Overview: Train from Oxford to Birmingham

distanceDistance57 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesChiltern Railways or Cross Country

Trains from Oxford to Birmingham cover the 57 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 9 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways or Cross Country. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways trains Oxford to Birmingham

Buy your official CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways train tickets from Oxford to Birmingham from £38 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

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Chiltern Railways

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Birmingham from Oxford 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 from Oxford to Birmingham start at £38 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 from Oxford to Birmingham. 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!

Train information from Oxford to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 9 min
  • Average Price: £38
  • CrossCountry frequency: 15 a day

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train between Oxford and Birmingham: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Chiltern Railways is one of the best options when travelling by train between Oxford and Birmingham. Omio quickly shows you current Chiltern Railways train timetables for the Oxford - Birmingham journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance between Oxford and Birmingham is around 57 miles (92 km) and the cheapest Chiltern Railways one-way ticket you can book starts at £50. As you check the latest Oxford to Birmingham train timetable from Chiltern Railways for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Birmingham safely. If you search for Chiltern Railways tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Chiltern Railways ticket between Oxford and Birmingham so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: £50

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
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Oxford for as low as £38  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Oxford and Birmingham is £46  one way.
You should expect to travel around 57 miles  from Oxford to Birmingham by train.
The train time from Oxford to Birmingham is on average 1 h 9 min  for the 57 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Oxford to Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Oxford   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Oxford and travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.

For the best Oxford to Birmingham train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Chiltern Railways or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Oxford and Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 15 direct trains per day from Oxford to Birmingham. You can look to travel with Cross Country  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
On average, there are 15 trains a day from Oxford to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Oxford to Birmingham leaves at 05: 39. The last train departing from Oxford to Birmingham leaves at 22: 05. You can find the latest Oxford to Birmingham train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy Oxford to Birmingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £46. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Oxford to Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 between Oxford and Birmingham.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: From station forecourt in front of station

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