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There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to Oxford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

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

$72 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane Oxford Tube / ...

$23 - $34

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 22 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 Oxford Tube / ...

$46 - $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 £17 - £27 and takes 3 h 38 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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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 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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The best way to get from Canterbury to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £55 - £90.

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

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

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Oxford is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £55 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £27 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Canterbury to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Oxford is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Canterbury to Oxford.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 106.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 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 station, Baker Street station, and London Marylebone in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Oxford via London Victoria Coach Station and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station in around 3 h 38 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
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Victoria to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 Canterbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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