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There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Oxford

$42 - $100

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to St Clements Street OXF - the airline

$37

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford 84.1 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Oxford 84.1 miles

$210 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station station and arriving at St Clements Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Oxford via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Oxford is 63 miles. The road distance is 84.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £30 - £80.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford is to train which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £30 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 62.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Oxford, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford via Reading in around 1 h 51 min. Alternatively, Oxford Bus Company operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Oxford
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at St Clements Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Oxford.

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