Reading to Oxford train

Cheap train tickets from Reading to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£6

Average

£9

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.

Great Western Railway
07:53Reading0h32 08:25Oxford
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£61One-way
Cross Country
18:15Reading0h23 18:38Oxford
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£61One-way
Cross Country
19:15Reading0h23 19:38Oxford
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£61One-way
Great Western Railway
21:45Reading0h23 22:08Oxford
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£101One-way
Great Western Railway
15:19Reading0h23 15:42Oxford
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£121One-way

Train schedule Reading to Oxford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 1 July
Great Western Railway
07:53Reading0h32 08:25Oxford
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Cross Country
10:15Reading0h23 10:38Oxford
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Great Western Railway
15:19Reading0h23 15:42Oxford
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Cross Country
18:15Reading0h23 18:38Oxford
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Cross Country
19:15Reading0h23 19:38Oxford
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Great Western Railway
21:45Reading0h23 22:08Oxford
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Fastest train times from Reading to Oxford

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

23 m

Average

24 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

38 km

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

Cross Country
19:15Reading0h23 19:38Oxford
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£61One-way
Cross Country
18:15Reading0h23 18:38Oxford
0 changes
£61One-way
Great Western Railway
21:45Reading0h23 22:08Oxford
0 changes
£101One-way
Great Western Railway
15:19Reading0h23 15:42Oxford
0 changes
£121One-way
Cross Country
10:15Reading0h23 10:38Oxford
0 changes
£121One-way

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Overview: Train from Reading to Oxford

distanceDistance24 miles (38 km)
durationAverage train duration23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£10 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Reading to Oxford cover the 24 miles (38 km) long route taking on average 23 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £6, but the average price of train tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Oxford.

Train providers: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Reading to Oxford

Buy your official Great Western Rail and CrossCountry train tickets between Reading and Oxford from £6 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Oxford from Reading you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Reading to Oxford online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Oxford from Reading 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 Reading and Oxford start at £10 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 24 miles (38 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 Oxford from Reading. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Reading to Oxford CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Reading to Oxford train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 25 min
  • Average Price: £10
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

Find cheap tickets for Great Western Rail trains to Oxford from Reading on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Reading to Oxford train timetable from Great Western Rail, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 24 miles (38 km) trip to Oxford from Reading, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Reading and Oxford in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Great Western Rail trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the Great Western Rail train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Oxford from Reading and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Oxford from Reading with Great Western Rail!

Train information from Reading to Oxford with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 31 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 42 a day

Trains from Reading to Oxford

Trains from Reading to Oxford are a quick way to travel between the two destinations in comfort. Services are operated by Great Western Railway and CrossCountry. Routes are almost exclusively direct and normally take between 23 minutes and 43 minutes. The first train departs the station at 08:15 a.m. and the last leaves at 11:31 p.m. Services depart roughly three to four times per hour.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Reading to Oxford?

Departure Station: Trains from Reading to Oxford depart exclusively from Reading Railway Station, which is located on the Northern side of the city centre. Most notable locations within the city centre are within walking distance of the station, however, bus services are available and depart from nearby locations.

Arrival Station: Trains from Reading to Oxford terminate at Oxford Railway Station. The station is located a 15-minute walk from the city centre, however, a taxi service and nearby bus routes are also available.

Travel Tips: Trains from Reading to Oxford

Travel by train to Oxford 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 Reading to Oxford.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Reading and Oxford for as low as £6  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Reading to Oxford train price to come in at an average of £10  one way.
You should expect to travel around 24 miles (38 km)  to Oxford from Reading by train.
On average the Reading to Oxford train time is 23 min  covering the 24 miles (38 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Reading   and arriving in Oxford.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Reading and travel around 0.2 miles (420 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Oxford and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in Oxford.

Take the Reading to Oxford train with Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Oxford from Reading as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 51 direct trains a day between Reading and Oxford. If you’re looking for a direct train from Reading to Oxford, consider travelling with Cross Country or Great Western Railway. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Reading for Oxford is 51 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Reading to Oxford leaves at 05: 00. The last train departing from Reading to Oxford leaves at 21: 45. You can find the latest Reading to Oxford train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Reading to Oxford is on average £10 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Reading and Oxford available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Reading
Oxford
The major railway station for departures from Reading is Reading. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Reading for your trip to Oxford from Reading.
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Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
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Public transport options for Reading West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Reading: Bus Stop on Oxford Road under Railway Bridge. Heading away from Reading Bus Stop on Oxford Road, outside McDonalds.

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