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from Cambridge to Oxford

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

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25 Oct
£57Great Northern
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26 Oct
£37Great Northern
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27 Oct
£37Great Northern
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28 Oct
£37Great Western Railway
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29 Oct
£37Thameslink
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30 Oct
£37Great Western Railway
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31 Oct
£37Great Western Railway
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1 Nov
£37Thameslink
Tue
2 Nov
£37Great Northern
Thu
4 Nov
£37Great Western Railway
Fri
5 Nov
£37Great Northern
Sat
6 Nov
£37Great Western Railway
Sun
7 Nov
£37Thameslink
Tue
9 Nov
£37Thameslink
Thu
11 Nov
£37Great Northern
Fri
12 Nov
£53Thameslink
Sat
13 Nov
£37Great Western Railway

Travel Information between Cambridge and Oxford

distanceDistance66 miles (106 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £36
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £36 • 2 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 66 miles (106 km) from Cambridge to Oxford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Cambridge to Oxford.

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FAQs
How do I go from Cambridge to Oxford?

You can travel from Cambridge to Oxford 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Cambridge to Oxford?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cambridge to Oxford, which costs on average £26.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Oxford:

A coach is generally £10 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £36 from Cambridge to Oxford.

What is the quickest way from Cambridge to Oxford?

The quickest way to travel between Cambridge and Oxford is by train, which takes on average 2 h 29 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Cambridge to Oxford?

The distance from Cambridge to Oxford is approximately 66 miles (106 km).

How many services a day are there between Cambridge and Oxford?

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Oxford is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cambridge and Oxford as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Cambridge to Oxford?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cambridge to Oxford:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road to Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
  • Most travellers board their train from Cambridge and arrive in Oxford.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cambridge to Oxford?

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

  • You can take a coach from Cambridge to Oxford with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £26 with National Express from Cambridge to Oxford.
  • You can go to Oxford from Cambridge by train with Great Western Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £36 with Great Western Railway from Cambridge to Oxford on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Oxford from Cambridge?

Yes, there are direct routes from Cambridge to Oxford with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Oxford with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Oxford tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Cambridge and Oxford ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cambridge to Oxford often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Luton or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cambridge and Oxford itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Oxford and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Oxford from Cambridge online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to Oxford from Cambridge, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £26 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £36 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Oxford from Cambridge online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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