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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

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

$59 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point X5
  2. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Dunstable, The Quadrant F70

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus, line 61 bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station 280 - Sapphire
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station to Dunstable, Church Street 61 / ...

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oxford to Dunstable 38.1 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Dunstable 38.1 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Dunstable is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Dunstable is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford station to Dunstable. However, there are services departing from Gloucester Green Bus Station and arriving at Dunstable, The Quadrant via Central Milton Keynes, The Point. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Dunstable is 33 miles. The road distance is 38.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Dunstable without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Oxford to Dunstable, including transfers.

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Oxford to Dunstable bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Gloucester Green Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Dunstable is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Oxford to Dunstable bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Dunstable, The Quadrant station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Dunstable is 38 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Oxford to Dunstable.

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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Dunstable via London Marylebone, Baker Street station, West Hampstead station, West Hampstead Thameslink, Luton, and Luton Station Interchange in around 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Dunstable via Central Milton Keynes, The Point in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Dunstable, The Quadrant
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Red Eagle
Phone
01296 630402
Email
info@redeagle.org.uk
Website
redeagle.org.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station to Dunstable, Church Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
redeagle.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Oxford to Dunstable
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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