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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5 Falcon

$63 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus, line 55 bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Chippenham, Railway Station 55
  3. Take the bus from Chippenham, Railway Station Approach to Bath City Centre, Grand Parade X31
  4. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Terrace Walk to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal A4
  5. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5

$32 - $36

3 alternative options

Train, bus, line 21 bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Taunton
  3. Take the bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade 1 / ...
  4. Take the line 21 bus from Taunton, Bus Station to North Newton, Branch House 21 / ...

$78 - $165

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to North Petherton National Express

$58 - $74

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Somerset 113.9 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Somerset is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Somerset is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Somerset. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at North Petherton via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Somerset is 89 miles. The road distance is 113.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Somerset without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Oxford to Somerset, including transfers.

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Oxford to Somerset bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, depart from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) station.

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Oxford to Somerset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at North Petherton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Somerset is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Oxford to Somerset.

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There are 420+ hotels available in Somerset. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Somerset.
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  • Distance: 88.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Oxford to Somerset via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Reading to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bridgwater, Huntworth Lane M5
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to North Newton, Branch House
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Hatch Green Coaches
Website
hatchgreencoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station to Taunton, The Parade
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
hatchgreencoaches.co.uk
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 Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to North Petherton
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Chippenham, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Faresaver
Website
faresaver.co.uk
Bus from Chippenham, Railway Station Approach to Bath City Centre, Grand Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
faresaver.co.uk
Bath Bus Company
Phone
+44 (0)1225 444102
Website
bathbuscompany.com
Bus from Bath City Centre, Terrace Walk to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bathbuscompany.com

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