There are 4 ways to get from Oxford to Hereford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Hereford

$45 - $85

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Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Gloucester, Market Parade 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Bridge Street (Mastercraft) 33

$22 - $23

2 alternative options

Train via Worcester Foregate Street  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Worcester Foregate Street
  2. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Hereford

$42 - $84

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Hereford 84.9 miles

$18 - $27

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Hereford. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) and arriving at Hereford, Bridge Street (Mastercraft) via Gloucester, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxford and arriving at Hereford. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Hereford is 66 miles. The road distance is 84.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Hereford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs .

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The train from Oxford to Hereford takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Oxford to Hereford bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, depart from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) station.

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Oxford to Hereford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Hereford is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Oxford to Hereford bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Hereford, Bridge Street (Mastercraft) station.

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Oxford to Hereford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Hereford station.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Hereford.
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  • Distance: 66 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to Hereford 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Hereford via Gloucester, Market Parade and Gloucester, Bus Station in around 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Oxford to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Gloucester, Market Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Bridge Street (Mastercraft)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Hereford is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Oxford to Hereford.

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