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There are 5 ways to get from Brighton to Oxford by train, bus or car

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Train via London Paddington  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$60 - $113

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Bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane OXF - the airline

$47 - $48

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Oxford

$55 - $132

Train Chiltern Railways  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$62 - $95

Drive  •  1h 51m

  1. Drive from Brighton to Oxford 106.3 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Oxford is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Oxford is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane via Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Oxford via Gatwick Airport and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Brighton and Oxford is 80 miles. The road distance is 106.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs £45 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Brighton to Oxford, including transfers.

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Brighton to Oxford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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Brighton to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Oxford is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs £45 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £36 - £37 and takes 3h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 80.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Oxford, England?

You can take a train from Brighton to Oxford via London Victoria, Victoria station, Paddington station, and London Paddington in around 2h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Oxford via Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station in around 3h 40m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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 Brighton to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Brighton to Oxford bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Oxford is 106 miles. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from Brighton to Oxford.

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