Oxford to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Cheapest

£106

Average

£109

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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13:39Oxford2h44 16:23Manchester Piccadilly
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£1061One-way
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09:39Oxford2h44 12:23Manchester Piccadilly
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11:39Oxford2h44 14:23Manchester Piccadilly
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12:39Oxford2h44 15:23Manchester Piccadilly
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10:39Oxford2h44 13:23Manchester Piccadilly
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Train schedule Oxford to Manchester

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08:39Oxford2h44 11:23Manchester Piccadilly
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09:39Oxford2h44 12:23Manchester Piccadilly
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10:39Oxford2h44 13:23Manchester Piccadilly
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11:39Oxford2h44 14:23Manchester Piccadilly
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12:39Oxford2h44 15:23Manchester Piccadilly
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13:39Oxford2h44 16:23Manchester Piccadilly
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Fastest train times from Oxford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 44 m

Average

2 h 44 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

203 km

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.

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13:39Oxford2h44 16:23Manchester Piccadilly
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£1061One-way
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08:39Oxford2h44 11:23Manchester Piccadilly
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09:39Oxford2h44 12:23Manchester Piccadilly
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11:39Oxford2h44 14:23Manchester Piccadilly
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Overview: Train from Oxford to Manchester

distanceDistance126 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£93 (€106)
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross 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.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Oxford to Manchester

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 44 min
  • Average Price: £86
  • CrossCountry frequency: 13 a day

Trains from Oxford to Manchester: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Oxford

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.

Getting into Manchester by Train

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Oxford to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Oxford and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £86  one way.
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Oxford to Manchester train prices are on average £93  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Oxford to Manchester via train to be approximately 126 miles.
The Oxford to Manchester train duration is on average 2 h 44 min, which is to be expected when travelling 126 miles between Oxford and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, 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.

For the best Oxford to Manchester train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Oxford to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 14 direct trains per day from Oxford to Manchester with Cross Country, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
On average, there are 15 trains a day from Oxford to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Oxford to Manchester leaves at 05: 39   and the last train for this leaves at 19: 39. Omio shows you the latest train from Oxford to Manchester times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Manchester from Oxford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £93 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Oxford to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 from Oxford to Manchester.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: From station forecourt in front of station

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