There are 5 ways to get from Luton to Oxford by bus, train, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Bus National Express  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to Oxford National Express / ...

$16 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) F70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6) Mk1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Carfax (Stop I2) X8

$13 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$57 - $88

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Luton to Oxford 46.2 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Oxford 46.2 miles

$9 - $15

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

National Express operates a bus from Luton to Oxford every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luton to Oxford via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, and London Marylebone in around 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Carfax (Stop I2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Z & S Transport
Phone
+44 1296 415468
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 1)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Luton to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Luton to Oxford?

The distance between Luton and Oxford is 59 km. The road distance is 74 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Luton to Oxford?

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Oxford is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Luton to Oxford?

The quickest way to get from Luton to Oxford is to taxi which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £160 - £200.

Is there a direct bus between Luton and Oxford?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luton Airport and arriving at Oxford. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Luton to Oxford?

The bus from Luton Airport to Oxford takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs every four hours.