There are 4 ways to get from Oxford to Stroud 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

$32 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus, line 66 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. 853
  2. 66

$18 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 32 min

  1. 66

$19 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. 50.2 miles

$10 - $16

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Stroud via Didcot Parkway and Swindon in around 2 h. 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 Oxford to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
Train from Didcot Parkway to Swindon
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Stroud, Merrywalks
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oxford and Stroud is 65 km. The road distance is 80 km.

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

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

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 and Swindon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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.

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