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from Oxford to Cardiff

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Travel Information to Cardiff from Oxford

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £41
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 5 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £41 • 1 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 84 miles (136 km) between Oxford and Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Oxford to Cardiff.

Travel Tips

Travel from Oxford to Cardiff
Travel to Cardiff 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 Cardiff.
What are my travel options from Oxford to Cardiff?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Oxford and Cardiff. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Oxford to Cardiff?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Oxford to Cardiff, which costs on average £20.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cardiff:

A coach is £21 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Oxford to Cardiff costing on average £41.

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

The fastest way to get to Cardiff from Oxford is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 42 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cardiff that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 50 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Oxford to Cardiff would I travel?

The distance between Oxford and Cardiff is around 84 miles (136 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Cardiff is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Oxford to Cardiff?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Oxford to Cardiff depart from Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Most travellers board their train from Oxford and arrive in Cardiff Central.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Oxford to Cardiff?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Cardiff. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Oxford to Cardiff tickets on Omio for £20.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Cardiff by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Oxford to Cardiff tickets on Omio for £41.
Where should I go next after I travel from Oxford to Cardiff?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Oxford to Cardiff often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Oxford and Cardiff itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cardiff and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Oxford to Cardiff tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £20 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £41 one way on average.

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

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