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There are 5 ways to get from Oxford to Waterloo Station by train, bus, rideshare 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  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington

$36 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the rideshare from Oxford to London 56.3 miles

$6 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, line 139 bus  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall X90
  2. Take the line 139 bus from Marylebone, York Street to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd 139

$17 - $24

Bus  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place Oxford Tube / ...

$18 - $28

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Oxford to Waterloo Station 57.3 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Waterloo Station is to rideshare which costs £5 - £10 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Waterloo Station is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Waterloo Station station. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane and arriving at Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd via Marylebone, York Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Oxford and Waterloo Station is 52 miles. The road distance is 57.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Waterloo Station without a car is to train which takes 1h 15m and costs £27 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Oxford to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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Oxford to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Waterloo Station is to train which takes 1h 15m and costs £27 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 139 bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 2h 14m.

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Oxford to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Waterloo Station is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Oxford to Waterloo Station.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 52.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Waterloo Station, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to Waterloo Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Waterloo Station via Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall, Marylebone, York Street, and Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd in around 2h 14m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Marylebone, York Street to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Oxford to London
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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