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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Oxford Tube

$47 - $64

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 51 min

$58 - $138

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. OXF|the airline

$53 - $71

Bus via Brighton  •  3 h 22 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. OXF|the airline

$48 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. 106.3 miles

$22 - $35

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Oxford via Gatwick Airport and Reading in around 2 h 51 min. Alternatively, Oxford Bus Company operates a bus from Brighton to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $38 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brighton and Oxford is 129 km. The road distance is 170 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Oxford is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Brighton to Oxford is to drive which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £17 - £25.

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 2 h 51 min.

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 (Stop J1) via Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Brighton to Oxford, including transfers.