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from Oxford to Birmingham

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Sat
25 Sep
£45Cross Country
£9Megabus
Sun
26 Sep
£23Cross Country
£9Megabus
Mon
27 Sep
£23Cross Country
£9National Express
Tue
28 Sep
£18Cross Country
£9National Express
Wed
29 Sep
£18Cross Country
£8National Express
Fri
1 Oct
£23Cross Country
£9Megabus
Sat
2 Oct
£23Cross Country
£9Megabus
Sun
3 Oct
£23Cross Country
£9Megabus
Mon
4 Oct
£23Cross Country
£8National Express
Tue
5 Oct
£18Cross Country
£8National Express
Wed
6 Oct
£18Cross Country
£8National Express
Thu
7 Oct
£18Cross Country
£8National Express
Fri
8 Oct
£23Cross Country
£9Megabus

Travel Information to Birmingham from Oxford

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 57 miles (92 km) to Birmingham from Oxford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Oxford to Birmingham.

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Travel from Oxford to Birmingham
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FAQs
What are my travel options from Oxford to Birmingham?

There are 2 travel options from Oxford to Birmingham: coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Oxford to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £9.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is generally £14 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £23 from Oxford to Birmingham.

What is the fastest way to Birmingham from Oxford?

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Oxford is by train, which takes on average 36 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by coach can take on average 1 h 30 min.

How far is Birmingham from Oxford?

The Oxford to Birmingham distance is approximately 57 miles (92 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Birmingham is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Oxford and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel operators can get me from Oxford to Birmingham?

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:

  • Megabus can get you to Birmingham by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Megabus from Oxford to Birmingham for £9 on Omio.
  • Cross Country can get you to Birmingham by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Oxford to Birmingham for £23 on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Oxford to Birmingham?

Yes, there are direct services available to Birmingham from Oxford with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with National Express with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around 12 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Cross Country.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Birmingham from Oxford.

Where should I go next after I travel between Oxford and Birmingham?
Looking to extend your trip from Oxford to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Oxford to Birmingham usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book Oxford to Birmingham tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Oxford to Birmingham, 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 £9 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £23 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Oxford to Birmingham 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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