There are 12 ways to get from St Andrews to Oxford by train, bus, car or plane

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford

$231 - $399

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee, Scotland to High Wycombe Coachway, Handy Cross National Express
  2. Take the bus from High Wycombe Coachway, Handy Cross to Oxford National Express / ...

$47 - $64

10 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Oxford

$173 - $264

Bus, train  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from St Andrews, Bridge Street - South (Nelson Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station X58 / ...
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford

$170 - $253

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Oxford 413.7 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$119 - $329

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford

$102 - $269

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London City, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$123 - $303

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  4. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$110 - $239

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$104 - $224

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway

$102 - $250

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford

$116 - $274

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Oxford is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 12 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Oxford is to train and fly which costs £90 - £250 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between St Andrews and Oxford is 325 miles. The road distance is 413.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from St Andrews to Oxford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Andrews to Oxford. However, there are services departing from St Andrews, Madras College and arriving at Oxford via Balmullo, Post Office, Dundee, Scotland and High Wycombe Coachway, Handy Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between St Andrews, Scotland and Oxford, England?

You can take a train from St Andrews to Oxford via Cupar, Tesco Supermarket, Cupar, Haymarket, and Birmingham New Street in around 8 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Andrews to Oxford via Balmullo, Smithy Road, Balmullo, Post Office, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, Dundee, Scotland, and High Wycombe Coachway, Handy Cross in around 12 h 58 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Cupar to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
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
Train from Cupar to Oxford
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Single
$170 - $260
Off-Peak Single
$190 - $280
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 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
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Andrews, Bridge Street - South (Nelson Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dundee, Scotland to High Wycombe Coachway, Handy Cross
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from High Wycombe Coachway, Handy Cross to Oxford
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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