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There are 6 ways to get from Leicester to Oxford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford

$80 - $123

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Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green National Express

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5

$21 - $27

Bus, train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Sainsbury's 48
  2. Take the train from Coventry to Oxford

$46 - $75

Bus Stagecoach Northamptonshire  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Central station X7
  2. Take the bus from Central station to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5

$25 - $33

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Leicester to Oxford 77.9 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Oxford is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Oxford is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station station and arriving at Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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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 2h 23m.

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The distance between Leicester and Oxford is 62 miles. The road distance is 77.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £60 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Leicester to Oxford, including transfers.

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Leicester to Oxford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Leicester to Oxford train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Oxford is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £60 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 61.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

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 2h 23m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to Oxford once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

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
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Coventry to Oxford
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Central station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Sainsbury's
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Central station
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire

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Leicester to Oxford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green.

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Leicester to Oxford train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Oxford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Oxford is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Leicester to Oxford.

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