There are 5 ways to get from Canterbury 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  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$71 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) Oxford Tube

$30 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) Oxford Tube

$48 - $60

Train, bus via Marylebone Station  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Marylebone Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) X90

$44 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Oxford 129.7 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Oxford is to bus which costs £23 - £26 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Oxford is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Oxford is 106 miles. The road distance is 129.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Canterbury to Oxford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) via Elephant & Castle Station and Victoria Station Oxford Tube. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £55 - £90.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 106.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Oxford via St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, and London Marylebone in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Oxford via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Elephant & Castle Station, Victoria, Grosvenor Gardens (SW1), and Victoria Station Oxford Tube in around 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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
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 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Marylebone Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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