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from Oxford to London

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25 Sep
£30Great Western Railway
£13Megabus
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26 Sep
£32Chiltern Railways
£13Megabus
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27 Sep
£25Great Western Railway
£13Megabus
Tue
28 Sep
£25Great Western Railway
£13Megabus
Wed
29 Sep
£25Great Western Railway
£13Megabus
Thu
30 Sep
£25Great Western Railway
£13Megabus
Fri
1 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13Megabus
Sat
2 Oct
£9Chiltern Railways
£13National Express
Sun
3 Oct
£11Chiltern Railways
£13National Express
Mon
4 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Tue
5 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Wed
6 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Thu
7 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Fri
8 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Sat
9 Oct
£17Great Western Railway
£13Megabus
Sun
10 Oct
£17Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Mon
11 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Tue
12 Oct
£30Great Western Railway
£13Megabus
Wed
13 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Thu
14 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Fri
15 Oct
£25Great Western Railway
£13National Express

Travel Information between Oxford and London

distanceDistance51 miles (82 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 1 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Travel 51 miles (82 km) by coach or train between Oxford and London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Oxford to London.

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How to Travel from Oxford to London

Around 52 miles apart, the journey from Oxford to London is convenient to make by either bus or train. Both modes of transport run daily services and low-cost fares are available when you book in advance.

Trains from Oxford to London | Buses from Oxford to London

Oxford to London Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

£16

1:40 h

2 Weeks Ahead

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£21

1:09 h

1 Month Ahead


What is the best way to travel from Oxford to London?

Cheapest way to travel from Oxford to London?


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Buses tend to be the cheapest option. Although this option is slower than travelling from Oxford to London on the train, National Express offer cheap tickets on this route.

What to skip the bus? The train is often a little more expensive than getting the bus from London to Oxford. For better deals on train tickets, you should book your trip up to one month in advance.

Fastest way to travel from Oxford to London

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For those looking for the fastest way to travel from Oxford to London catching the train is your best option. Great Western Railway offers direct routes from Oxford to London every 30 minutes between 05:42 am and 9:32 pm on weekdays. Chiltern Railways also offer direct trains from Oxford to London, but less frequently.


Most popular way to travel from Oxford to London

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Due low fares and frequency, travelling by bus from Oxford to London is the most popular option. National Express serve this route up to four times an hour at peak times, which offers more flexibility than the train.

Taking the train from Oxford to London remains to be a popular alternative to taking the bus.



Is it possible to travel from Oxford to London Heathrow?

For those wishing to travel to London Heathrow from Oxford you can travel to London Paddington by train and change onto the Heathrow Express. The journey time for this route is approximately 1 hour and 32 minutes.

Is it possible to travel from Oxford to London Gatwick?

National Express runs a direct service from Oxford to London Gatwick Terminal North (Horley). The journey takes between 2 hours to 2 hours and 30 minutes depending on the time of day.

You can also travel by train to London Gatwick, this route requires between 1 and 3 changes. The journey length can range from 2 hours to 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do you get from Oxford to London?

There are 2 ways to get from Oxford to London: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Oxford to London?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Oxford to London, which costs on average £12.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach journey is usually £2 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £15 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Oxford to London?

The quickest way to travel to London from Oxford is by train, which takes on average 47 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

How far is it from Oxford to London?

You should expect to travel around 51 miles (82 km) from Oxford to London.

How many services a day are there from Oxford to London?

The average frequency per day from Oxford to London is:

  • 51 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Oxford to London 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 London?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Oxford to London depart from Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5) to London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Oxford to London depart from Oxford to London Victoria.
Who can get me from Oxford to London?

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

  • Travel with Megabus to go to London by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Oxford to London tickets on Omio for £12.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to London by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Oxford to London tickets on Omio for £15.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to London from Oxford ends?
Your journey from Oxford to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Oxford to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Oxford to London online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £12 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £15 one way.

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

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