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There are 5 ways to get from Oxford to Whitstable by train, bus 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.

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Whitstable

$66 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station Oxford Tube / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury National Express / ...

$24 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 55 min

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

$44 - $67

Bus, train via Heathrow Central Bus Station  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR - the airline / ...
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Whitstable

$73 - $106

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Whitstable 129.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Whitstable is to bus which costs £18 - £27 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Whitstable is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Whitstable. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane and arriving at Whitstable, Horsebridge via London Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Whitstable is 102 miles. The road distance is 129.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Whitstable without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £50 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Oxford to Whitstable, including transfers.

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Oxford to Whitstable 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 Whitstable is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £50 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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Oxford to Whitstable bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Whitstable is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Oxford to Whitstable.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Whitstable.
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  • Distance: 102.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Whitstable via London Paddington, Paddington station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Whitstable via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 5 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from St Pancras International to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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