There are 4 ways to get from Oxford to Kensington by train, bus 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  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington

$35 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Holland Park, Royal Crescent Oxford Tube / ...

$9 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus, line 27 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Marylebone, York Street X90
  2. Take the line 27 bus from Marylebone, Gloucester Place to Kensington, The Design Museum 27

$18 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Kensington 53.1 miles

$11 - $17

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to Kensington hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Oxfordshire operates a bus from Oxford to Kensington every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Holland Park, Royal Crescent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Marylebone, York Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Marylebone, Gloucester Place to Kensington, The Design Museum
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oxford to Kensington?

The distance between Oxford and Kensington is 78 km. The road distance is 85 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oxford to Kensington?

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Kensington is to bus which costs £6 - £13 and takes 1 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Oxford to Kensington?

The quickest way to get from Oxford to Kensington is to train which takes 55 min and costs £26 - £50.

Is there a direct train between Oxford and Kensington?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxford and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Oxford and Kensington?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) and arriving at Holland Park, Royal Crescent. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Oxford to Kensington?

The train from Oxford to London Paddington takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.