There are 5 ways to get from Oxford to Woolacombe by train, bus or car

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Train via Reading  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$161 - $297

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Barnstaple National Express

$61 - $97

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$112 - $200

Bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Ilfracombe National Express

$82 - $103

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Woolacombe 182.7 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Woolacombe is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Woolacombe is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Woolacombe. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at Woolacombe, Sands via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Ilfracombe, Methodist Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Woolacombe is 134 miles. The road distance is 182.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Woolacombe without a car is to train which takes 5 h 35 min and costs £120 - £230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Oxford to Woolacombe, including transfers.

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Oxford to Woolacombe bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, depart from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Woolacombe is to train which takes 5 h 35 min and costs £120 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £80 and takes 9 h 9 min.

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Oxford to Woolacombe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ilfracombe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Woolacombe is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Oxford to Woolacombe.

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  • Distance: 134.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Woolacombe via Reading, Exeter St Davids, and Barnstaple in around 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Woolacombe via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Ilfracombe, and Ilfracombe, Methodist Church in around 9 h 9 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Reading to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Didcot Parkway to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Bus operators
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Ilfracombe
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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