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 - £55

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Rideshare  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Oxford 56.3 miles

£5 - £9

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane Oxford Tube

£15 - £19

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Westminster to Oxford 56.2 miles

£9 - £15

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The cheapest 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 - £55 and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Victoria Station Oxford Tube station and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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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 56.2 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 - £55.

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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 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £19 and takes 1h 40m.

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  • Distance: 51.4 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 - £55 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 Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £15 - £19 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
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 Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane 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 8m 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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