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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 30 Nov we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:55Manchester3h55 20:50Oxford
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£181One-way
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16:55Manchester3h55 20:50Oxford
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£181One-way
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11:30Manchester, Airport3h55 15:25Oxford
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£181One-way
11:00Manchester4h25 15:25Oxford
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£181One-way
12:45Manchester Airport1h05 13:50London Heathrow Airport
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£831One-way

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Tue
30 Nov
£85Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£75British Airways
Wed
1 Dec
£75Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£203British Airways
Thu
2 Dec
£85Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£77British Airways
Fri
3 Dec
£93Cross Country
£17Megabus
£85British Airways
Sat
4 Dec
£93Cross Country
£17Megabus
£208British Airways
Sun
5 Dec
£93Cross Country
£17Megabus
£69British Airways
Mon
6 Dec
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£17Megabus
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Tue
7 Dec
£47Cross Country
£17Megabus
£77British Airways
Wed
8 Dec
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£80British Airways
Thu
9 Dec
£46Cross Country
£14Megabus
£62British Airways
Fri
10 Dec
£82Cross Country
£12Megabus
£61British Airways
Sat
11 Dec
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£59British Airways
Sun
12 Dec
£47Cross Country
£12Megabus
£64British Airways
Mon
13 Dec
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£70British Airways
Tue
14 Dec
£31Cross Country
£14Megabus
£62British Airways
Wed
15 Dec
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
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Thu
16 Dec
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
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Fri
17 Dec
£47Cross Country
£12Megabus
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Sat
18 Dec
£46Cross Country
£14Megabus
£279British Airways
Sun
19 Dec
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£65British Airways

Travel Information between Manchester and Oxford

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £58
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 3 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £58 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Cross Country

Travel 126 miles (203 km) by coach, flight or train 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 journey are National Express, British Airways or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Oxford.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Manchester to Oxford?

You can travel from Manchester to Oxford 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go 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 about £42 less than a flight, which costs on average £58 for this trip.

A coach is generally £30 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £46 from Manchester to Oxford.

What is the fastest way to get to Oxford from Manchester?

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 many miles are between Manchester and Oxford

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to Oxford?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Oxford is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Oxford?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
  • Most travellers take a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Oxford?

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

  • You can take a coach from Manchester to Oxford with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £16 with National Express from Manchester to Oxford.
  • You can travel by plane to Oxford from Manchester with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Manchester to Oxford tickets for £58 on Omio.
  • You can go to Oxford from Manchester by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £46 with Cross Country from Manchester to Oxford on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Manchester to Oxford ends?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Oxford often also extend their holiday to go to London, Luton or Bristol. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Oxford and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Manchester and Oxford online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £16 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £58 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £46 one way on average.

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.

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