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

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington

£24 - £55

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Rideshare  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the rideshare from Oxford to London 56.3 miles

£5 - £10

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Bus, train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 LHR - the airline / ...
  2. Take the train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington

£33 - £53

Bus  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the bus from St Clements Street to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place Oxford Tube

£14 - £19

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Oxford to London Paddington 53.5 miles

£9 - £14

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

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to London is to train which costs £24 - £55 and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Clements Street and arriving at Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxford and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Oxford and London is 52 miles. The road distance is 53.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to London without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs £24 - £55.

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The train from Oxford to London Paddington takes 52 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Oxford to London bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from St Clements Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Oxford to London is to train which takes 52 min and costs £24 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 1h 52m.

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  • Distance: 51.6 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to London Paddington hourly. Tickets cost £24 - £55 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Oxfordshire operates a bus from St Clements Street to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £14 - £19 and the journey takes 1h 52m.

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Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Oxford to London
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £10
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Oxford to London bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to London is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Oxford to London.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Oxford and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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