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There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Lansdown, Police Headquarters to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East 853

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square S6

$28 - $61

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon

$41 - $88

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford 42.7 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford 42.7 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lansdown, Police Headquarters and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Oxford via Swindon and Didcot Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham Spa and Oxford is 38 miles. The road distance is 42.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 49 min and costs .

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The bus from Lansdown, Police Headquarters to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East takes 1 h 41 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Cheltenham Spa to Oxford bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, depart from Lansdown, Police Headquarters station.

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Cheltenham Spa to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford is to bus which takes 1 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £70 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 37.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

Swanbrook Coaches operates a bus from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford twice daily, and the journey takes 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, Great Western Railway operates a train from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h. CrossCountry also services this route 5 times a day.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Lansdown, Police Headquarters to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250

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Cheltenham Spa to Oxford bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East station.

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Cheltenham Spa to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham Spa to Oxford is 43 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Cheltenham Spa to Oxford.

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