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There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train via Bank DLR Station  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

£28 - £38

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Bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Canning Town to Charing Cross N551 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane Tube

£16 - £22

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

£34 - £50

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford 64.8 miles

£9 - £15

Towncar  •  1h 28m

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Oxford 64.8 miles

£140 - £200

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The most affordable way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford is to drive, which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane via Canning Town, Charing Cross and Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Oxford. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Oxford via Bank station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Oxford is 59 miles. The road distance is 64.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford without a car is to train via Bank DLR Station which takes 1h 55m and costs £27 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Canning Town station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from London City Airport DLR Station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford is to train via Bank DLR Station which takes 1h 55m and costs £27 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 3h 23m.

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  • Distance: 58.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Oxford, England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford via Bank DLR Station, Bank station, Lancaster Gate station, and London Paddington in around 1h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford via Canning Town, Charing Cross, and Marble Arch in around 3h 23m.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Oxford
Estimated price
£140 - £200

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London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Oxford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Oxford.

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