There are 4 ways to get from London to Oxford by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$30 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Oxford 56.3 miles

$6 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

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

$8 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from London to Oxford 56.3 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London to Oxford is to train which costs £26 - £50 and takes 56 min.

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The distance between London and Oxford is 52 miles. The road distance is 56.3 miles.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marylebone Station 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.

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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.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London and Oxford. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from London to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 51.6 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $60 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 15 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $20 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
$30 - $60
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
Schedules at
National Express
Other operators
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Rideshare from London to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
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