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There are 4 ways to get from Oxford to Westminster by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington

£24 - £45

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Rideshare  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the rideshare from Oxford to London 56.3 miles

£5 - £10

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Marble Arch Oxford TUBE

£12 - £18

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Oxford to Westminster 56.3 miles

£9 - £13

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Westminster is to rideshare which costs £5 - £10 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Westminster is to train which costs £24 - £45 and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane and arriving at Marble Arch. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxford and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Westminster is 51 miles. The road distance is 56.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Westminster without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs £24 - £45.

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The train from Oxford to London Paddington takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Oxford to Westminster is to train which takes 52 min and costs £24 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 40m.

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  • Distance: 51.5 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to London Paddington hourly. Tickets cost £24 - £30 and the journey takes 52 min. Chiltern Railways also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Stagecoach Oxfordshire operates a bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Marble Arch hourly. Tickets cost £12 - £18 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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blablacar.com
Rideshare from Oxford to London
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £10
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blablacar.co.uk

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Oxford to Westminster bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Marble Arch station.

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Oxford to Westminster train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Westminster is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Oxford to Westminster.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Oxford and Westminster. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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