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Manchester to Oxford train information

Manchester Oxford train map

Train duration 2h55m
Arrival Oxford, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 127 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £25.50
Average train price £52.00

Which train company can I use?

The route connecting Manchester, which is in England and Oxford, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Cross Country, Virgin Trains.

How long is the train?

There are 127 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Manchester to Oxford is around 2h55m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Oxford from Manchester, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

The cheapest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £25.50 one way.

Best prices for Manchester to Oxford train tickets

from £25.50 MORE 2h55m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £5.50 MORE 5h47m
from £5.50 MORE 4h51m

Manchester - Oxford prices calendar

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

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Megabus£20

National Express£17

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Megabus£20

National Express£21

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Megabus£18

National Express£17

Loco2£30

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

Train times Manchester to Oxford

When are the next trains to Oxford?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Monday 27 May
Manchester Piccadilly
07:27
Oxford
10:12
2h45m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
07:35
Oxford
10:40
3h05m Virgin Trains
Manchester Piccadilly
08:27
Oxford
11:12
2h45m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
08:35
Oxford
11:40
3h05m Virgin Trains
Manchester Piccadilly
09:27
Oxford
12:12
2h45m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
12:27
Oxford
15:12
2h45m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
13:27
Oxford
16:12
2h45m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
14:27
Oxford
17:14
2h47m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
17:27
Oxford
20:12
2h45m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
18:27
Oxford
21:12
2h45m Cross Country
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Manchester - Oxford: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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30

£34

15

£34

7

£37

3

£44

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£50

Same day

Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Manchester to Oxford in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £34 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 33% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to Oxford trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£30.00 27/05/2019 07:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£32.00 27/05/2019 20:05 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£32.60 27/05/2019 08:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£32.95 27/05/2019 19:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£34.95 27/05/2019 13:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£34.95 27/05/2019 12:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£34.95 27/05/2019 09:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£34.95 27/05/2019 14:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£36.55 27/05/2019 18:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Oxford
£38.25 27/05/2019 07:35 Virgin Trains 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Manchester Oxford train

Discount Manchester - Oxford train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Manchester Oxford train ticket.

  • The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

    You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

    As an example, train tickets from Manchester to Oxford cost on average £51.51 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £51.51 (£88/£51.51 = 1.71), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Oxford to Manchester, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £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
Manchester to Oxford train £51.51 £34.34 £17.17 1.71

(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

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