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from Oxford to Manchester

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25 Sep
£93Cross Country
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26 Sep
£93Cross Country
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27 Sep
£47Cross Country
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28 Sep
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
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29 Sep
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
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30 Sep
£38Cross Country
£14Megabus
£62British Airways
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1 Oct
£47Cross Country
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£320British Airways
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2 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£90British Airways
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3 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£120British Airways
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4 Oct
£47Cross Country
£13National Express
£117British Airways
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5 Oct
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
£62British Airways
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6 Oct
£38Cross Country
£14Megabus
£61British Airways
Fri
8 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£117British Airways
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9 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£93British Airways
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10 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14Megabus
£72British Airways
Mon
11 Oct
£47Cross Country
£14National Express
£66British Airways
Tue
12 Oct
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
£57British Airways
Wed
13 Oct
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
£58British Airways
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14 Oct
£38Cross Country
£14National Express
£62British Airways
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15 Oct
£47Cross Country
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Travel Information between Oxford and Manchester

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £134
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £134 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, Megabus or Cross Country

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 126 miles (203 km) between Oxford and Manchester. 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 £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are British Airways, Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Oxford to Manchester.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Oxford to Manchester?

There are 3 ways to travel from Oxford to Manchester including taking a flight, coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Oxford to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach journey is usually £120 less than a journey to Manchester by plane, which costs on average £134 for the same trip.

A coach is £33 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Oxford to Manchester costing on average £47.

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

The fastest way from Oxford to Manchester is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options from Oxford to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 3 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 11 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Oxford to Manchester?

You should expect to travel around 126 miles (203 km) from Oxford to Manchester.

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

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Manchester is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

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

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

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

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

  • You can take a flight from Oxford to Manchester with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for £134 with British Airways from Oxford to Manchester.
  • You can travel by coach from Oxford to Manchester with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Oxford to Manchester tickets for £14 on Omio.
  • You can travel from Oxford to Manchester by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £47 with Cross Country from Oxford to Manchester.
Can I find a direct route between Oxford and Manchester?

Yes, there are direct routes from Oxford to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to Manchester with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Oxford to Manchester?
Your journey from Oxford to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Oxford to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!
When should I purchase a ticket to Manchester from Oxford online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Oxford to Manchester, 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 plane ticket for this journey is £134 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £14 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £47 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Oxford to Manchester 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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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