There are 9 ways to get from Oxford to Durham 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  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Durham

$100 - $160

Cheapest option

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  4. Take the train from Newcastle to Durham

$92 - $307

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Durham National Express

$98 - $119

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Durham 243.3 miles

$50 - $80

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$136 - $432

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$105 - $318

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Durham

$157 - $367

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Durham

$161 - $383

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Durham

$120 - $352

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Durham is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Durham is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Durham is 211 miles. The road distance is 243.3 miles.

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The train from Oxford to Durham takes 4 h 16 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Durham. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at Durham via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxford and arriving at Durham. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Oxford to Durham every 2 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Durham via Heathrow Central Bus Station and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 8 h 34 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
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
Train from Newcastle to Durham
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Single
$27 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$11 - $16
Train from Leeds to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Oxford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
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 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Oxford to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
Train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Durham
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Leeds to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Durham
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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