There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Oxford by train, bus, rideshare 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 Chiltern Railways  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$43 - $64

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Oxford 56.3 miles

$6 - $12

4 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$33 - $69

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) Oxford Tube

$21

Line 139 bus, bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 139 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Marylebone Road 139
  2. Take the bus from Marylebone Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) X90

$17 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Oxford 57.2 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Oxford is to rideshare which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1 h 43 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Oxford is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 11 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) via Victoria Station Oxford Tube. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

More details

The distance between Waterloo Station and Oxford is 52 miles. The road distance is 57.2 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £30 - £50.

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Waterloo Station to Oxford, including transfers.

More details

Waterloo Station to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Victoria Station Oxford Tube.

More details

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Oxford is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 and takes 2 h.

Mode details

Waterloo Station to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Oxford is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Oxford.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Oxford.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 52.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Oxford, England?

Chiltern Railways operates a train from Waterloo Station to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Stagecoach Oxfordshire operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Oxford every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 1 h 40 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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Marylebone Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Marylebone Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 490+ hotels available in Oxford. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

More details

Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Waterloo Station and Oxford. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar