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

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 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  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) Oxford Tube

$21

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  2 h 8 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Oxford is to rideshare which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Oxford is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 9 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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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Charing Cross to Oxford, including transfers.

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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, St Aldates (Stop H5) via Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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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 15 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min.

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
$19 - $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, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 20 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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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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