How to get from Leicester to Oxford

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 22 min

$82 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. National Express

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway  •  3 h 32 min

  1. 230
  2. X5
  3. X5

$26 - $29

Bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. 48

$52 - $83

Bus #2  •  4 h 28 min

  1. X6
  2. 210
  3. S4 / ...

$27 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. 77.9 miles

$16 - $25

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

You can take a train from Leicester to Oxford via Birmingham New Street in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Oxford via Milton Keynes Coachway, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) in around 3 h 32 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Coventry to Oxford
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester to Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester to Oxford
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Coventry to Banbury
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Mike De Courcey Travel
Phone
(024) 7630 2656
Website
traveldecourcey.com
Bus from Leicester, Charles Street (60 Charles Street 'Beneficial Finance') to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
traveldecourcey.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 6) to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop T1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and Oxford is 99 km. The road distance is 125 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Oxford is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 4 h.

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Oxford is to drive which takes 1 h 22 min and costs £12 - £18.

No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Oxford via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester and arriving at Oxford. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Leicester to Oxford, including transfers.