There are 5 ways to get from Oxford to London by train, bus, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington

$30 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Oxford to London 56.3 miles

$6 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall X90 / ...

$8 - $21

Bus Stagecoach Oxfordshire  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Thornhill Park & Ride, Thornhill Park and Ride (Bus Terminal) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place Oxford Tube

$19 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to London 56.2 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to London is to rideshare which costs £5 - £10 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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

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The distance between Oxford and London is 52 miles. The road distance is 56.2 miles.

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The train from Oxford to London Paddington takes 55 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxford and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to London hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 55 min. Chiltern Railways also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Oxford Bus Company operates a bus from Oxford to London every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 29 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
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Chiltern Railways
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 Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
National Express
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thornhill Park & Ride, Thornhill Park and Ride (Bus Terminal) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Oxford to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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