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

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  •  40 min

$24 - $45

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus, bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. 9 / ...
  2. OXF|the airline

$17 - $25

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. 41.9 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  47 min

  1. 41.9 miles

$9 - $13

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Slough to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Slough to Oxford via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Slough to Oxford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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, Queens Lane (Stop J1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Slough to Oxford
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Slough and Oxford is 53 km. The road distance is 67 km.

The cheapest way to get from Slough to Oxford is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Slough to Oxford is to train which takes 40 min and costs £18 - £35.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Slough and arriving at Oxford. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Slough to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop J1) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

The train from Slough to Oxford takes 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.