There are 6 ways to get from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon by bus, train or car

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express

$8 - $12

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Train, bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$43 - $61

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Stratford-upon-Avon

$46 - $69

Bus, line 50 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) to Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel) S3 / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel) to Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall 50

$16

Bus Johnson's Excelbus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford, Keble Road to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station S4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds 6 / ...

$20

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon 53.5 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green station and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Leamington Spa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon is 36 miles. The road distance is 53.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £6 - £9.

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The bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green.

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Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 36.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

National Express operates a bus from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon via Leamington Spa in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Leamington Spa to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
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 Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel) to Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) to Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford, Keble Road to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by Chiltern Railways, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon is 53 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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