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Travel Information to Oxford from Southampton

distanceDistance58 miles (94 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 58 miles (94 km) to Oxford from Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 21 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 from Southampton to Oxford.

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Travel from Southampton to Oxford
Travel to Oxford 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 Southampton to Oxford.
How do I go from Southampton to Oxford?

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

What is the cheapest way from Southampton to Oxford?

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

This is compared to other travel options to Oxford:

A coach is about £13 less than a train, which costs on average £22 for this journey.

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

The fastest way to get to Oxford from Southampton is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 21 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 40 min   on average.

How far is Oxford from Southampton?

The distance from Southampton to Oxford is approximately 58 miles (94 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Oxford is:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Southampton to Oxford?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Southampton to Oxford:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Southampton, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).
  • Trains from Southampton to Oxford most often leave from Southampton Central and arrive in Oxford.
Who can get me from Southampton to Oxford?

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

  • You can go to Oxford from Southampton by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £9 with Megabus from Southampton to Oxford on Omio.
  • You can travel between Southampton and Oxford by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £22 with Cross Country from Southampton to Oxford.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Southampton to Oxford?
Many of our customers travelling from Southampton to Oxford don't make Oxford their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Luton or Bristol, either of which you could add to your Southampton and Oxford trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Oxford to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets from Southampton to Oxford online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £9 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £22 one way.

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

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