There are 11 ways to get from Belfast to Oxford by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford

$79 - $240

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)

$77 - $89

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Fly Belfast City to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BHD - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$110 - $330

Fly Belfast City to Southampton, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Southampton (SOU) BHD - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Oxford

$99 - $315

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Birmingham (BHX) BFS - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford

$82 - $264

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton, bus, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Luton (LTN) BFS - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to London Baker Street Station
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$79 - $200

Fly Belfast City to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to East Midlands (EMA) BHD - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Oxford

$102 - $354

Car ferry, train  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford

$121 - $163

Car ferry, train via Chester  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Chester to Birmingham International
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford

$120 - $178

Car ferry, train via Carlisle  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Kilmarnock
  3. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
  5. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford

$243 - $357

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Oxford

$119 - $159

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Oxford is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £70 and takes 17 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Oxford is to fly and train which costs £60 - £190 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) via Dublin and Victoria Station Oxford Tube. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 18 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Oxford is 277 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Oxford without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 12 h 32 min and costs £90 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Belfast to Oxford, including transfers.

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Belfast to Oxford bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Belfast to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) station.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 277.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Oxford, England?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Oxford. However, you can take the line 600 shuttle to Belfast City Airport, take the walk to Belfast City airport, fly to Birmingham, take the walk to Birmingham International, then take the train to Oxford. Alternatively, you can take the line 600 shuttle to Belfast City Airport, take the walk to Belfast City airport, fly to London Heathrow, take the walk to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the train to London Paddington, then take the train to Oxford.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Derby to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Train from Kilmarnock to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
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 Luton Airport London to London Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$225
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$169

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