There are 6 ways to get from Guildford 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 1 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Oxford

$40 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Guildford to Oxford 65.5 miles

$7

4 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Oxford

$30 - $99

Train, bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Police Station (Stop P2) X40|river rapids / ...

$21 - $58

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Woking Railway Station 34|Max / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) OXF|the airline

$23 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Guildford to Oxford 65.5 miles

$14 - $21

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Guildford to Oxford once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guildford to Oxford via Woking Railway Station, Woking, Heathrow Airport London, and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Guildford to Reading
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Reading
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Police Station (Stop P2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Woking Railway Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Woking Railway Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Guildford to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Guildford to Oxford?

The distance between Guildford and Oxford is 74 km. The road distance is 105 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Guildford to Oxford?

The cheapest way to get from Guildford to Oxford is to rideshare which costs £5 and takes 1 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Guildford to Oxford?

The quickest way to get from Guildford to Oxford is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £30 - £50.

Is there a direct train between Guildford and Oxford?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Guildford and arriving at Oxford. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

Is there a direct bus between Guildford and Oxford?

No, there is no direct bus from Guildford to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Friary Bus Station and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) via Woking and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Guildford to Oxford?

The train from Guildford to Oxford takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs once daily.