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There are 5 ways to get from Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) by train, bus, rideshare, car or towncar

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International

£35 - £130

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Birmingham Airport National Express

£5 - £8

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the rideshare from Oxford to Marston Green 68.7 miles

£8

Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) 67.1 miles

£10 - £15

Towncar  •  1h 9m

  1. Take a town car from Oxford to Birmingham Airport 67.1 miles

£110 - £160

Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) by train

The train journey time between Oxford and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is around 56 min and covers a distance of around 63 miles. The fastest train normally takes 56 min. Operated by CrossCountry, the Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train service departs from Oxford and arrives in Birmingham International. Typically 109 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to train. Taking this option will cost £35 - £130 and takes 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green station and arriving at Birmingham Airport. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxford and arriving at Birmingham International. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 53 miles. The road distance is 67.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs £35 - £130.

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The train from Oxford to Birmingham International takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green.

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Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to train which takes 57 min and costs £35 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1h 20m.

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  • Distance: 52.8 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Birmingham Airport (BHX), England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Oxford to Birmingham International hourly. Tickets cost £35 - £130 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Birmingham Airport 4 times a day. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Birmingham Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Oxford to Marston Green
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8
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blablacar.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Oxford to Birmingham Airport
Estimated price
£110 - £160

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Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Airport station.

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Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Oxford to Birmingham Airport (BHX).

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

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