Duration 2h 13m
Distance 42.1 miles
Average price £82
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Cheltenham and Oxford takes 2h 13m and the fastest train takes 1h 55m. There is an hourly train service from Cheltenham to Oxford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cheltenham Spa
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Oxford
2h 10m
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£64 - £97

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Oxford via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Oxford is 37 miles. The road distance is 42.1 miles.

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Cheltenham to Oxford train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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Cheltenham to Oxford train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Oxford station.

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There are 644+ hotels available in Oxford. Prices start at £70 per night.

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What companies run services between Cheltenham and Oxford?

Swanbrook Coaches operates a bus from Cheltenham to Oxford twice daily. Tickets cost £6 - £10 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cheltenham to Oxford via Birmingham New Street in around 2h 10m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Other operators
Ave. Duration
Estimated price
£100 - £130

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