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There are 4 ways to get from Oxford to Banbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Banbury

$12 - $45

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Bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street to Banbury Town Centre, High Street S4 / ...

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oxford to Banbury 29.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Banbury 29.8 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Banbury is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Banbury is to train which costs £9 - £35 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street and arriving at Banbury Town Centre, High Street. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxford and arriving at Banbury. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Banbury is 22 miles. The road distance is 29.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Banbury without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs £9 - £35.

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The train from Oxford to Banbury takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Oxford to Banbury bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Oxford to Banbury is to train which takes 16 min and costs £9 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Banbury.
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Oxford to Banbury hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 16 min. Great Western Railway also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Stagecoach Oxfordshire operates a bus from Oxford to Banbury hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Banbury
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street to Banbury Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
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 Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Banbury
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Oxford to Banbury
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1865 248000
Website
a1taxisoxford.co.uk
Royal Cars
Phone
+44 1865 777333
Website
royal-cars.com
Radio Taxis Oxford Ltd
Phone
+44 1865 242424
Website
radiotaxisoxford.co.uk

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Oxford to Banbury bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Banbury Town Centre, High Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Banbury is 30 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Oxford to Banbury.

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