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

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Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Derby

$61 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Nottingham Station Street National Express

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham

$86 - $132

Bus via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Nottingham Station Street National Express / ...

$24 - $30

Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Oxford to Nottingham 103.6 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Nottingham is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Nottingham is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green station and arriving at Nottingham Station Street station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Nottingham. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Nottingham via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Oxford and Nottingham is 84 miles. The road distance is 103.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Nottingham without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £45 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Oxford to Nottingham, including transfers.

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Oxford to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green.

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Oxford to Nottingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Nottingham is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £45 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4h.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Nottingham.
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  • Distance: 83.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Oxford to Nottingham every 2 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Oxford to Nottingham once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 4h.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
National Express
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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Oxford to Nottingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Oxford to Nottingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Nottingham is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Oxford to Nottingham.

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