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There are 4 ways to get from Westminster to Oxford by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

£24 - £45

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Rideshare  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Oxford 56.4 miles

£5 - £9

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to St Clements Street Tube / ...

£5 - £18

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Westminster to Oxford 56.4 miles

£8 - £13

Westminster to Oxford by train

The train journey time between Westminster and Oxford is around 1h 4m and covers a distance of around 63 miles. The fastest train normally takes 45 min. Operated by Great Western Railway and Chiltern Railways, the Westminster to Oxford train service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Oxford. Typically 517 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The most affordable way to get from Westminster to Oxford is to rideshare, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Westminster to Oxford is to train which costs £24 - £45 and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Victoria Station Oxford Tube station and arriving at St Clements Street. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Oxford. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Westminster and Oxford is 51 miles. The road distance is 56.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Westminster to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs £24 - £45.

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The train from London Paddington to Oxford takes 53 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Westminster to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Victoria Station Oxford Tube.

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Westminster to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from Westminster to Oxford is to train which takes 53 min and costs £24 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £18 and takes 1h 38m.

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  • Distance: 51.5 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost £24 - £30 and the journey takes 53 min. Chiltern Railways also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Stagecoach Oxfordshire operates a bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to St Clements Street every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £12 - £18 and the journey takes 1h 38m. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to St Clements Street
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £9
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blablacar.co.uk

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Westminster to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at St Clements Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Westminster to Oxford is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Westminster to Oxford.

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

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