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

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Swindon

$19 - $34

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Bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens S6 / ...

$5 - $10

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Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oxford to Swindon 30.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Swindon 30.6 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Swindon is to bus which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Swindon is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gloucester Green Bus Station station and arriving at Swindon, Spring Gardens. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Swindon via Didcot Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Swindon is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs £14 - £26.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Oxford to Swindon, including transfers.

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Oxford to Swindon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Gloucester Green Bus Station.

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Oxford to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Swindon is to train which takes 51 min and costs £14 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Swindon via Didcot Parkway in around 51 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Oxford to Swindon every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

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 - $10
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $10
Train from Didcot Parkway to Swindon
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Swindon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Oxford to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1865 248000
Website
a1taxisoxford.co.uk
Royal Cars
Phone
+44 1865 777333
Website
royal-cars.com
Radio Taxis Oxford Ltd
Phone
+44 1865 242424
Website
radiotaxisoxford.co.uk

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Oxford to Swindon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Swindon, Spring Gardens station.

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Oxford to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Swindon is 31 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Oxford to Swindon.

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