There are 6 ways to get from Russell Square to Oxford by train, bus, subway, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Chiltern Railways  •  1 h 32 min

$43 - $63

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 31 min

  1. 56.3 miles

$6 - $13

4 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  1 h 35 min

$38 - $69

Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Oxford Tube

$21

Tube, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Piccadilly
  2. OXF|the airline

$18 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. 55.8 miles

$12 - $18

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and Oxford, England?

Chiltern Railways operates a train from Russell Square to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Stagecoach Oxfordshire operates a bus from Russell Square to Oxford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Russell Square Underground Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
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 15 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 Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Russell Square and Oxford is 82 km. The road distance is 89 km.

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Oxford is to rideshare which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Russell Square to Oxford is to drive which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £8 - £13.

No, there is no direct bus from Russell Square to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Bloomsbury, Bedford Place and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) via Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Russell Square to Oxford, including transfers.