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London to Oxford train

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Best price found for train ticket from London to Oxford

We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from London to Oxford by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to Oxford. Your London to Oxford train ticket is just few clicks away!

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
£5.50 MORE 15/03/2017 12:07 Chiltern Railways 5 days ago
£5.50 MORE 14/03/2017 12:07 Chiltern Railways 3 days ago
£5.50 MORE 12/03/2017 18:05 Chiltern Railways 2 days ago
£5.50 MORE 04/03/2017 17:05 Chiltern Railways 2 days ago
£5.50 MORE 26/02/2017 07:35 Chiltern Railways 1 day ago
£5.50 MORE 25/02/2017 07:05 Chiltern Railways 14 hours ago
£5.50 MORE 26/02/2017 17:05 Chiltern Railways 1 day ago
£5.50 MORE 12/03/2017 07:35 Chiltern Railways 2 days ago
£5.50 MORE 04/03/2017 17:35 Chiltern Railways 2 days ago
£5.50 MORE 25/02/2017 17:05 Chiltern Railways 14 hours ago

Best price found for London to Oxford train ticket for the next 30 days.

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Book cheap train from London to Oxford

You can buy your London to Oxford train ticket in three different ways:

  • You can purchase tickets online using the rail operators' websites like Virgin Trains, Northern Rail, East Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways. You are also able to buy train tickets on Ticket Retailers' websites like Redspottedhanky or My Train Ticket.
  • If you would like a call with an agent that will help you get your journey sorted, you can do so with most train companies.
  • Depending on the station, you have the ability to either get your train ticket at the travel centre or via a self-service ticket machine available at many stations. We suggest you to check beforehand if the station offers these services and the office hours.

By using our fast and easy to use search service, you are be able to compare hundreds of train offers from all major rail companies. Gopili aims to help you get cheap train tickets from London to Oxford! Please note, train tickets Oxford to London are also available for your return journey.

Travel information for your train journey

London Oxford train

Route London to Oxford

Train duration 1h02m
Arrival city Oxford, England
Departure city London, England
Distance 51 Miles
Lowest train ticket price from £5.50
Train operators for London to Oxford Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway

The route connecting London, situated in England and Oxford, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following rail operators: Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway.

Travelling by train is a quick and simple option to travel to Oxford from London. The average travel duration from London to Oxford is 1h02m to cover the 51 miles.

We found trains from £5.50 to travel in the next month. Fares may change depending on the day and hour of travel as well as how far in advance you buy your ticket.

Transport operators from London to Oxford

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route London to Oxford.

Transport operators Departure Arrival
Chiltern Railways London Oxford
Great Western Railway London Oxford

How to find cheap train tickets London to Oxford ?

It could be easy to find cheap train tickets London to Oxford. By following these few tricks, you will always find cheap train tickets for your journey.

The earlier you book the cheaper it gets. You are able to save up to 80% on your train ticket by booking 12 weeks prior the departure. Why? Because train operators can release advance tickets up to 3 months before the date of departure and it is usually at this time that you will get the cheapest price.

You will also take notice that, the cheapest time to travel is outside the peak travel times, which are between 06:30 to 9:30 and 15:30 to 18:30. Therefore, try to avoid travelling during rush hours and you should make savings on your train ticket London to Oxford.

If you already know at what time you want to take the return journey, you should verify the price of two singles as they can be cheaper than a return. The only condition is to get the exact train you bought.

Another tip to make savings is to split up your journey to Oxford. Instead of buying only one ticket for your journey you can divide the journey into different stages, and buy a ticket for each part of the journey.

Where to find cheap train tickets

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways, a rail travel specialist, proposes connections to more than 24 destinations. Tickets for the journey from London to Oxford are available starting from £5.50.

Great Western Railway

Gopili compares ticket prices for you every day from all operators to help you find cheap train tickets for your next trip. The best Great Western Railway price found was £6.00.

Main train ticket types in United Kingdom

There are three principal train tickets types in UK, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types provides different fares and travel flexibility. But other tickets types exist like Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for instance. Take a look at the different types of train ticket from London to Oxford below:

If you want to book the cheapest available ticket, Advance tickets are perfect for you. These tickets are released 12 weeks before travel and offer biggest discounts. The earlier you purchase, the cheaper the train fares are! But you can't annul your advance train ticket, they are non-refundable, and they are sold as singles.

Off-Peak and Super Off-peak tickets are available on numerous trains outside of peak travel times. Thanks to these tickets you travel at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the fare of a fully flexible Anytime ticket. You can be reimbursed if you decide not to travel.

Anytime tickets is perfect for you, if you want a completely flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They allow the greatest flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not advised if you want the cheapest type of ticket London to Oxford.

Season tickets are perfect for you if you make the same route more than three or four times a week. In this instance, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.

Discount London to Oxford train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your London Oxford train ticket.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to evaluate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a London Oxford ticket is £9.77 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £9.77: £88/£9.77 = 9.01. It will take you approximately 10 trips from Oxford to London (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
London to Oxford train £9.77 £6.51 £3.26 9.04

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

And if you change?

Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from London to Oxford:

Bus from London to Oxford

Flights from London to Oxford

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