There are 3 ways to get from Oxford to Wales by train, bus or car

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What companies run services between Oxford, England and Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Cardiff Central
Avg. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
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
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oxford to Wales?

The distance between Oxford and Wales is 180 km. The road distance is 169 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oxford to Wales?

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Wales is to drive which costs £20 and takes 1 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Oxford to Wales?

The quickest way to get from Oxford to Wales is to drive which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £20.

Is there a direct train between Oxford and Wales?

No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Wales. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Cardiff Central via Didcot Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from Oxford to Wales?

It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Oxford to Wales, including transfers.