There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Oxford by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway

$41 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Oxford National Express

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) 66

$27 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Oxford 73.5 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Oxford is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Oxford is to drive which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £12 - £18.

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The distance between Bristol and Oxford is 98 km. The road distance is 118 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Bristol to Oxford, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bristol and arriving at Oxford. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Oxford via Didcot Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bristol to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Oxford once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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