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

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Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Cardiff Central

$51 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square to Swindon, Bus Station S6
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Cardiff Central

$41 - $77

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Oxford to Cardiff 105.7 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Wales is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Wales is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 55m.

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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 2h 26m.

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The distance between Oxford and Wales is 113 miles. The road distance is 105.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Wales without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs £35 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Oxford to Wales, including transfers.

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

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Oxford to Wales train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Wales is 106 miles. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Oxford to Wales.

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  • Distance: 112.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $90 and the journey takes 1h 23m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $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 to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West

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