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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2 h 44 m
2 h 44 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Oxford for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||2 h 44 min|
|Average train ticket price||£93 (€106)|
|Train frequency||15 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country|
Trains from Oxford to Manchester cover the 126 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 44 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £86, but the average price of train tickets is £93. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Find the best trains between Oxford and Manchester with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £86. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Oxford to Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Find the perfect CrossCountry train to Manchester from Oxford for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Oxford to Manchester. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 126 miles (203 km) on this route and your CrossCountry Oxford to Manchester train ticket can cost as little as £86 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Oxford and Manchester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!
Train information from Oxford to Manchester with CrossCountry:
Trains from Oxford to Manchester run throughout the morning and early afternoon. The first train of the day leaves at around 8:00 am. Trains then leave roughly every 30 minutes, until the last train of the day, which leaves at just after 12:30 am. Some services run direct, and others have one stop; the average journey time is just under 3 hours. Trains are provided by Cross Country. Early morning fares are significantly more expensive than mid-morning or afternoon fares.
Oxford train station is located on Becket Street. It is situated to the west of the city, but is only a short walk from the city centre. There are two bus stops directly outside the station, and several bus services connect the station to the rest of the city. These buses run during the day and in the evening. There is a car park adjacent to the station for travellers arriving by car. There is also a taxi rank directly outside the entrance to the station.
Manchester is a city that is perfect for culture-lovers and anyone who loves to shop. Its bustling city centre is filled with fun and artistic bars and galleries, and it is home to some of the best shopping in the U.K! Trains from Oxford to Manchester leave from Manchester Piccadilly. Piccadilly station is the main train station in Manchester, and it is situated slightly to the south-east of the city. However, it is still easily accessible on foot or by bicycle. There are many different buses that serve the station. They run throughout the day and at night, as well as on weekends and bank holidays.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly.
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 Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city centre.
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