There are 7 ways to get from Oxford to City of Lancaster by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 55 min

$122 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. 40 / ...

$26 - $36

5 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 28 min

$91 - $138

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. 202.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. SOU - MAN

$107 - $248

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$148 - $392

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$142 - $442

What companies run services between Oxford, England and City of Lancaster, England?

You can take a train from Oxford to City of Lancaster via Birmingham New Street in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to City of Lancaster via Birmingham, Preston, Lancashire, and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 42) in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Oxford to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 42) to Lancaster City Centre, Queens Square (Queens Square A6 North)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oxford and City of Lancaster is 275 km. The road distance is 324 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to City of Lancaster is to bus and line 40 bus which costs £19 - £28 and takes 6 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Oxford to City of Lancaster is to drive which takes 3 h 22 min and costs £30 - £50.

No, there is no direct train from Oxford to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Lancaster via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Lancaster City Centre, Queens Square (Queens Square A6 North) via Birmingham and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 42). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Oxford to City of Lancaster, including transfers.