How to get from Oxford to Birmingham

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from Oxford to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Oxford to Birmingham on 14 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15Oxford1h45 11:00Birmingham
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09:15Oxford1h45 11:00Birmingham
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18:30Oxford1h40 20:10Birmingham
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17:25Oxford1h35 19:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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21:05Oxford1h40 22:45Birmingham, Coach Station
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Travel Information to Birmingham from Oxford

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 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 57 miles between Oxford and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 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 from Oxford to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Oxford to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Oxford to Birmingham.

You can travel between Oxford and Birmingham 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach is £13 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Oxford to Birmingham costing on average £24.

The fastest way from Oxford to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 9 min.

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

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

You should expect to travel around 57 miles from Oxford to Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Birmingham is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • 15 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Oxford and Birmingham 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 Oxford to Birmingham:

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

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

  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Oxford to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £11.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Oxford to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £24.
Many of our customers travelling from Oxford to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Oxford and Birmingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £11 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £24 one way on average.

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

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