There are 4 ways to get from Oxford to Stroud by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Stroud (Glos)

$32 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus, line 66 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Royal Well Bus Station 853
  2. Take the line 66 bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Stroud, Merrywalks 66

$17 - $19

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Bus, train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)

$19 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Stroud 50.2 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Stroud is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Stroud is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Stroud. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) and arriving at Stroud, Merrywalks via Cheltenham, Promenade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Stroud. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Stroud (Glos) via Didcot Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Stroud is 41 miles. The road distance is 50.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Stroud without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £24 - £50.

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

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Oxford to Stroud bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, depart from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) station.

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Oxford to Stroud train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Didcot Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Stroud is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £24 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 66 bus, which costs £12 - £15 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Stroud.
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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to Stroud every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Stroud via Royal Well Bus Station and Cheltenham, Promenade in around 2 h 32 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Royal Well Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Stroud, Merrywalks
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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

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Oxford to Stroud bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Stroud, Merrywalks station.

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Oxford to Stroud train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Stroud (Glos) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Stroud is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Oxford to Stroud.

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