There are 4 ways to get from Oxford to Poole 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  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Bournemouth

$65 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford to POOLE, Dorset National Express

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus via Heathrow Airport London  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 LHR|the airline
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$25 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Poole 98.4 miles

$21 - $35

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Oxford to Poole hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Oxford to Poole twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.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 Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oxford to Poole?

The distance between Oxford and Poole is 126 km. The road distance is 157 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Poole is to bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Oxford to Poole is to drive which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £15 - £22.

Is there a direct train between Oxford and Poole?

No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Poole. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Poole via Bournemouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

Is there a direct bus between Oxford and Poole?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford and arriving at POOLE, Dorset. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Oxford to Poole, including transfers.