There are 5 ways to get from Harpenden to Oxford by train, bus 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

Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$54 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Hatfield to Oxford National Express / ...

$15 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus, line 757 bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
  2. Take the line 757 bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Marble Arch 757
  3. Take the bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)

$31 - $33

Bus via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Watford, Clarendon Road
  2. Take the bus from Watford, Exchange Road to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station) 500 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, High Street (Stop L2) X8

$15 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Oxford 64.1 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harpenden to Oxford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harpenden to Oxford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Harpenden and Oxford is 39 miles. The road distance is 64.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Harpenden to Oxford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harpenden to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH and Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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

You can take a train from Harpenden to Oxford via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, and London Marylebone in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harpenden to Oxford via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH and Marble Arch in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Watford, Clarendon Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Exchange Road to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, High Street (Stop L2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
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
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com

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