There are 6 ways to get from Oxford to Dunstable by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  2 h 18 min

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

$57 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) 280|Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6) to Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) 150|Max

$12 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford to London Luton Airport National Express / ...

$19 - $26

Bus, line 61 bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street (Lincoln College Library) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) 280|Sapphire
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) to Dunstable, Church Street 61 / ...

$14 - $15

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

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Oxford to Dunstable, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Dunstable. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at Dunstable, The Quadrant via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6) and Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Dunstable is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Dunstable.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 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 Underground Station, West Hampstead Underground Station, West Hampstead Thameslink, Luton, and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Dunstable via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11), Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6), and Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) in around 2 h 38 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6) to Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street (Lincoln College Library) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 to London Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Red Eagle
Phone
01296 630402
Email
info@redeagle.org.uk
Website
redeagle.org.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) to Dunstable, Church Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
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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