There are 5 ways to get from Charing Cross to Oxford by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$33 - $69

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Oxford 56.3 miles

$6 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus Stagecoach Oxfordshire  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) Oxford Tube / ...

$17 - $25

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Marylebone Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) X90

$17 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Charing Cross to Oxford 56.4 miles

$12 - $18

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No, there is no direct bus from Charing Cross to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Charing Cross and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) via Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and Oxford is 52 miles. The road distance is 56.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Charing Cross to Oxford, including transfers.

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Charing Cross to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Marble Arch station.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Oxford is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 56 min.

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Charing Cross to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charing Cross to Oxford is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Charing Cross to Oxford.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 51.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and Oxford, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Charing Cross to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Oxfordshire operates a bus from Charing Cross to Oxford every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min. Oxford Bus Company also services this route every 15 minutes.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 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 Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
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
$14 - $21
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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