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Recommended option

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$35 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Oxford 56.3 miles

$6 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Marylebone Station to St Clements Street (Dawson Street) X90 / ...

$8 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from London to Oxford 56.3 miles

$12 - $18

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 56 min. Chiltern Railways also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Oxford Bus Company operates a bus from London to Oxford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Chiltern Railways
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
Schedules at
Other operators
Rideshare from London to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Book at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Oxford is 83 km. The road distance is 90 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Oxford is to rideshare which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from London 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 every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marylebone Station and arriving at St Clements Street (Dawson Street). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

The train from London Paddington to Oxford takes 56 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.