There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) OXF|the airline / ...

$13 - $19

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Rideshare  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London Heathrow Airport to Oxford 46 miles

$5 - $12

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Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$57 - $102

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford 45.8 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford 45.8 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Oxford 45.8 miles

$130 - $190

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station station and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Oxford via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Oxford is 40 miles. The road distance is 45.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford is to bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 34 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Oxford station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 39.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Oxford, England?

Oxford Bus Company operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. National Express also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Great Western Railway operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London Heathrow Airport to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Oxford
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford is 46 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Oxford.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Oxford. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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