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

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Oxford

$18 - $33

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station S6 / ...

$5 - $10

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Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swindon to Oxford 30.8 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Oxford 30.8 miles

$6 - $10

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swindon, Spring Gardens and arriving at Gloucester Green Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swindon to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Oxford via Didcot Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Swindon and Oxford is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Swindon to Oxford, including transfers.

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Swindon to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, depart from Swindon, Spring Gardens station.

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Swindon to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Swindon station.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Oxford is to train which takes 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Swindon to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Gloucester Green Bus Station.

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Swindon to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Oxford station.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

You can take a train from Swindon to Oxford via Didcot Parkway in around 45 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Swindon to Oxford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Didcot Parkway to Oxford
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $10
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swindon to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Swindon to Oxford
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
A1 Swindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1793 251251
Website
a1swindontaxis.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Oxford is 31 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Swindon to Oxford.

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