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There are 11 ways to get from Porto to Oxford by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly Porto to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Gatwick (LGW) OPO - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Oxford

£62 - £276

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Fly Porto to London Stansted, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Stansted (STN) OPO - STN
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

£55 - £156

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Fly Porto to Birmingham, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Birmingham (BHX) OPO - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford

£76 - £251

Fly Porto to London Luton, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to London Luton (LTN) OPO - LTN
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

£62 - £168

Fly Porto to Bristol, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bristol (BRS) OPO - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway

£65 - £156

Fly Porto to Manchester, train  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Manchester (MAN) OPO - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford

£84 - £323

Train to Lisbon, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to London Heathrow (LHR) LIS - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

£89 - £219

Bus, train  •  32h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
  2. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

£165 - £414

Drive, car ferry  •  29h 34m

  1. Drive from Porto to Santander
  2. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  3. Drive from Plymouth to Oxford

£161 - £420

Bus via Paris  •  38h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Paris Charenton
  2. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates

£117 - £140

Bus  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Santiago de Compostela 783
  2. Take the bus from Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates

£185 - £262

Porto to Oxford by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Porto and Oxford is around 40h 12m and covers a distance of around 1393 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 33h 23m. Operated by Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda., Transdev Portugal, FlixBus and others, the Porto to Oxford service departs from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal and arrives in Oxford. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
40h 12m
Fastest journey time:
33h 23m
Journey distance:
1393 miles
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
£165
Carbon emissions:
251 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
19:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Oxford bus, train and subway schedules

Portugal → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Portugal

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, France, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Monaco, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, San Marino, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States and Vatican with the exception of France
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Iceland, Israel, Malta, Monaco, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, San Marino, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican with the exception of France

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oxford is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oxford is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Oxford is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Oxford is to fly and train which costs €75 - €190 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Oxford is to fly and train which costs €85 - €300 and takes 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates via Porte De Charenton, Paris Bercy and Victoria Station Oxford Tube. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 42m.

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It is approximately 816 miles to get from Porto to Oxford.

The best way to get from Porto to Oxford without a car is to bus and train which takes 32h 3m and costs €190 - €490.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Porto to Oxford, including transfers.

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Porto to Oxford bus services, operated by Transportes Barquense, depart from Porto station.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Porto to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates station.

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British Airways, Vueling Airlines, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 815.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Oxford, England?

You can take a bus from Porto to Oxford via Porte De Charenton, Paris Bercy, London Victoria, and Victoria Station Oxford Tube in around 38h 42m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Porto to London Luton via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £240
Flights from Porto to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £240
Flights from Porto to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Porto to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £430
Flights from Porto to Manchester via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Flights from Porto to Birmingham via Faro
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Flights from Porto to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Stansted via Dole
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£13 - £340
Flights from Porto to London Luton via Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £110
Flights from Porto to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£8 - £200
Flights from Porto to Manchester via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£8 - £200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £440
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £440
Flights from Porto to Manchester via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £340
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Flights from Porto to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £330
Flights from Porto to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£70 - £310
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £260
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £220
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £260
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Porto to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £190
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £270
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £27
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£70 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £210
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
£19 - £28
Bus operators
Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda.
Phone
253 423 500
Email
geral@arriva.pt
Website
arriva.pt
Bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Schedules at
arriva.pt
Transdev Portugal
Phone
225 100 100
Website
transdev.pt
Bus from Porto — Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Schedules at
transdev.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Guimaraes to Lille
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Porto to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Paris Charenton
Ave. Duration
26h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Schedules at
barquense.pt
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£39
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£160 - £230
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
£65 - £85
Car
£190 - £280

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