There are 4 ways to get from Kensington 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  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$35 - $65

Cheapest option

Line 27 bus, bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Kensington, Phillimore Gardens to Marylebone Station 27
  2. Take the bus from Marylebone Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) X90

$17 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Holland Park, Royal Crescent to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) Oxford Tube

$17

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kensington to Oxford 53 miles

$11 - $17

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Kensington to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Oxfordshire operates a bus from Kensington to Oxford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Holland Park, Royal Crescent to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Kensington, Phillimore Gardens to Marylebone Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kensington and Oxford is 78 km. The road distance is 85 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kensington to Oxford is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Kensington to Oxford is to train which takes 56 min and costs £26 - £50.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Oxford. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Holland Park, Royal Crescent and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

The train from London Paddington to Oxford takes 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.