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from Manchester to Oxford

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Oxford on 18 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:25Manchester, Airport3h55 16:20Oxford
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£181One-way
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12:25Manchester, Airport3h55 16:20Oxford
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£181One-way
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11:55Manchester4h25 16:20Oxford
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£181One-way
07:15Manchester, Coach Station5h00 12:15Oxford
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£221One-way
08:45Manchester, Coach Station5h30 14:15Oxford
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£211One-way

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Fri
17 Sep
£49Cross Country
£38National Express
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Sat
18 Sep
£95Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£149British Airways
Sun
19 Sep
£47Cross Country
£17Megabus
£127British Airways
Mon
20 Sep
£83Cross Country
£16National Express
£212British Airways
Tue
21 Sep
£38Cross Country
£17National Express
£212British Airways
Wed
22 Sep
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
£86British Airways
Thu
23 Sep
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
£65British Airways
Fri
24 Sep
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
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Sat
25 Sep
£47Cross Country
£17Megabus
£116British Airways
Sun
26 Sep
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£81British Airways
Mon
27 Sep
£46Cross Country
£14Megabus
£81British Airways
Wed
29 Sep
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
£82British Airways
Thu
30 Sep
£38Cross Country
£14Megabus
£78British Airways
Fri
1 Oct
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£51British Airways
Sat
2 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£54British Airways
Sun
3 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£56British Airways
Mon
4 Oct
£47Cross Country
£15National Express
£52British Airways
Wed
6 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14National Express
£65British Airways

Travel Information between Manchester and Oxford

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £60
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 3 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £60 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 126 miles (203 km) from Manchester to Oxford. 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 £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, British Airways or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Oxford.

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Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Oxford.
FAQs
What are my Manchester to Oxford travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Oxford from Manchester. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Oxford from Manchester?

The cheapest way from Manchester to Oxford is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Oxford:

A coach is generally £44 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £60 from Manchester to Oxford.

A coach journey is usually £31 less than a journey to Oxford by train, which costs on average £47 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Manchester to Oxford?

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

Other travel options from Manchester to Oxford can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Oxford by coach can take on average 3 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 9 min   of travel time.

How far is Oxford from Manchester?

The Manchester to Oxford distance is approximately 126 miles (203 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Oxford is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

When going from Manchester to Oxford, where do I depart from Manchester and where do I arrive in Oxford?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Oxford at Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
  • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in Oxford.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Oxford?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Oxford, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Oxford by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Manchester to Oxford for £16.
  • British Airways can get you to Oxford by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Manchester to Oxford for £60 on Omio.
  • Cross Country can take you to Oxford by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Manchester to Oxford for £47.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Oxford?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester 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 Manchester and Oxford itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Oxford and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket between Manchester and Oxford online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £16 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £60 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £47 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Oxford
Manchester (Coach Station)
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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