How to get from Birmingham to Oxford

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from Birmingham to Oxford

You can get from Birmingham to Oxford by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Oxford on 15 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:50Birmingham1h30 21:20Oxford
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19:50Birmingham1h30 21:20Oxford
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09:15Birmingham, Coach Station1h40 10:55Oxford
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15:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h50 16:50Oxford
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15:45Birmingham, Coach Station2h05 17:50Oxford
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Travel Information to Oxford from Birmingham

distanceDistance57 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £24
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £24 • 1 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 57 miles to Oxford from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Oxford.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Oxford

Travel 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 Birmingham to Oxford.

There are 4 travel options from Birmingham to Oxford: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Oxford, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Oxford:

A coach is about £13 less than a train, which costs on average £24 for this journey.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Oxford is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 8 min.

Other travel options between Birmingham and Oxford can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 30 min   of travel time.

The distance between Birmingham and Oxford is around 57 miles.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Oxford is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 24 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Birmingham to Oxford as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Oxford:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Oxford, St Aldate's.
  • Trains most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham New Street and arrive in Oxford at Oxford.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Oxford:

  • You can travel to Oxford from Birmingham by coach with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with Megabus from Birmingham to Oxford.
  • You can travel by train to Oxford from Birmingham with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Birmingham to Oxford tickets for £24 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available to Oxford from Birmingham with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 1 direct coach per day with National Express or Megabus.
  • You can find around 16 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Cross Country.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Oxford as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Birmingham to Oxford.

Your journey from Birmingham to Oxford doesn't have to end in Oxford. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Bristol. If you’d like to add London, Luton or Bristol to your Birmingham to Oxford trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Oxford today!

Before travelling from Birmingham to Oxford, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £11 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £24 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Oxford tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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