Trains from Cardiff to Oxford

Cardiff to Oxford train information

Cardiff Oxford train map

Train duration 2h16m
Arrival Oxford, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 85 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £16.00
Average train price £26.00

Which operators can I use?

The journey from Cardiff, situated in Wales and Oxford, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: Great Western Railway.

How much times does it take?

There are 85 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Cardiff to Oxford is approximately 2h16m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Oxford from Cardiff, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

What is the price of the train?

We found trains from £16.00 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Cardiff to Oxford train tickets

from £16.00 MORE 2h02m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.20 MORE 6h02m

Cardiff - Oxford prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Oxford by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Cardiff - Oxford: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Getting your ticket beforehand is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. However, as you may see in the graph above, the price of train tickets Cardiff to Oxford do not tend to change a lot and cost £34.

Best prices for Cardiff to Oxford trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Oxford by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Oxford to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 09:50 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 13:52 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 12:18 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 10:18 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 18:49 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 17:20 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 18:18 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 14:18 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 12:53 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Cardiff
Central
Oxford
£25.90 18/12/2019 19:18 Great Western Railway 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Cardiff Oxford train

Discount Cardiff - Oxford train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Cardiff Oxford train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to assess the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Cardiff Oxford ticket is £25.28 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £25.28: £88/£25.28 = 3.48. You will need to make approximately 4 trips from Oxford to Cardiff (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much does a railcard cost?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cardiff to Oxford train £25.28 £16.85 £8.43 3.49

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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