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

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Oxford

$52 - $83

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Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) OXF|the airline

$23 - $32

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Bus via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) Oxford Tube / ...

$25 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Oxford 83.8 miles

$18 - $26

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Oxford via Winchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Oxford is 67 miles. The road distance is 83.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Portsmouth to Oxford, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Oxford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth station.

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Portsmouth to Oxford train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Oxford is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h.

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Portsmouth to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) station.

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Portsmouth to Oxford train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Oxford station.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 66.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Oxford via Winchester in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Oxford via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station in around 4 h.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Oxford is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Portsmouth to Oxford.

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