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

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Train LNER  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$61 - $124

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Peterborough to London Marble Arch National Express
  2. Take the bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) Oxford Tube

$29 - $32

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford

$98 - $148

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 15) to Corby, George Street (Stop A) X4
  2. Take the bus from Corby, George Street (Stop A) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) X4
  3. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5

$43 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Peterborough to Oxford 87.3 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Oxford is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Peterborough to Oxford is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Peterborough to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Peterborough and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) via Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Peterborough to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Peterborough and arriving at Oxford via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Peterborough and Oxford is 71 miles. The road distance is 87.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs £45 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Peterborough to Oxford, including transfers.

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Peterborough to Oxford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Peterborough station.

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Peterborough to Oxford train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Peterborough station.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to Oxford is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs £45 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £25 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Peterborough to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Peterborough to Oxford via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, and London Marylebone in around 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peterborough to Oxford via London Marble Arch and Marble Arch in around 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
Grand Central
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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 Peterborough to London Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 15) to Corby, George Street (Stop A)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Corby, George Street (Stop A) to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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