There are 6 ways to get from Cheltenham to Oxford by bus, train, taxi 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

Bus Swanbrook Coaches  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853

$14

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach West  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham, Rotunda to Swindon, Bus Station 51
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station 66

$13 - $14

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford

$83 - $126

Bus, train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station 801
  2. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Oxford

$25 - $38

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cheltenham to Oxford 42 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Oxford 42 miles

$9 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Oxford is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Oxford is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £160 - £190.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Oxford is 59 km. The road distance is 67 km.

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The bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Royal Well Bus Station and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6). Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Oxford via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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

Swanbrook Coaches operates a bus from Cheltenham to Oxford 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cheltenham to Oxford via Birmingham New Street in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Oxford
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Pulhams Coaches
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheltenham, Rotunda to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cheltenham to Oxford
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250

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