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There are 5 ways to get from Nottingham to Oxford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Oxford

$60 - $95

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Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green National Express

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Train via Derby  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Oxford

$61 - $126

Bus via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5

$23 - $30

Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Oxford 103.7 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Oxford is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Oxford is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nottingham Station Street station and arriving at Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nottingham and arriving at Oxford. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Nottingham and Oxford is 84 miles. The road distance is 103.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £45 - £75.

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The train from Nottingham to Oxford takes 2h 28m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Nottingham to Oxford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Nottingham to Oxford train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Nottingham station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Oxford is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 83.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Nottingham to Oxford 6 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Nottingham to Oxford once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Oxford
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Derby to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
National Express
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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Nottingham to Oxford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green.

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Nottingham to Oxford train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Oxford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Oxford is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Nottingham to Oxford.

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