How to get from London to Oldham

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from London to Oldham

You can get from London to Oldham by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Oldham on 12 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00London5h00 13:00Manchester
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19:00London6h15 01:15Oldham
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16:40London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 34h40 21:20Manchester
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Travel Information between London and Oldham

distanceDistance163 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £87
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £87 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 163 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from London to Oldham. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from London to Oldham.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Oldham

Travel to Oldham 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 London to Oldham.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from London to Oldham. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Oldham, which costs on average £19.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Oldham:

A coach is £68 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Oldham costing on average £87.

A coach is about £56 less than a train, which costs on average £75 for this route.

The fastest way from London to Oldham is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Oldham from London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Oldham by coach can take on average 4 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 3 min   of travel time.

The distance from London to Oldham is approximately 163 miles.

The average frequency per day from London to Oldham is:

  • Around 10 coaches per day.
  • Around 20 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Oldham from London 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 London to Oldham:

  • Trains mostly leave from London Victoria and tend to arrive in Oldham King Street.

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

  • You can travel from London to Oldham by coach with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £19 with Megabus from London to Oldham.
  • You can travel by plane between London and Oldham with British Airways, and you can find British Airways London to Oldham tickets for £87 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from London to Oldham with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast London to Oldham tickets for £75 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Oldham with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct coach per day to Oldham with Megabus.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Oldham with British Airways or Flybe with around direct flights every day.

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

Many of our customers travelling from London to Oldham don't make Oldham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Bradford, Leeds or Manchester, either of which you could add to your London and Oldham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Oldham to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £19 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £87 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £75 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking London to Oldham 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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