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Find cheapest tickets to travel from Oxford to London by train, bus, ride sharing and plane. With the calendar below, choose the day you want to travel and easily find the cheapest price.
We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Oxford to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Oxford to London train ticket is just few clicks away!
|£5.40||MORE||23/04/2017||08:52||Great Western Railway||7 days ago|
|£5.40||MORE||05/04/2017||12:01||Great Western Railway||4 days ago|
|£5.40||MORE||17/04/2017||12:31||Great Western Railway||18 hours ago|
|£5.40||MORE||13/04/2017||12:01||Great Western Railway||2 days ago|
|£5.40||MORE||16/04/2017||08:52||Great Western Railway||19 hours ago|
|£5.40||MORE||17/04/2017||17:01||Great Western Railway||18 hours ago|
|£5.40||MORE||27/03/2017||12:01||Great Western Railway||2 days ago|
|£5.40||MORE||25/03/2017||17:01||Great Western Railway||3 days ago|
|£5.40||MORE||17/04/2017||17:30||Great Western Railway||18 hours ago|
|£5.40||MORE||21/04/2017||12:01||Great Western Railway||2 days ago|
Best price found for Oxford to London train ticket for the next 30 days.
And if you change?
Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Oxford to London:
Gopili compares ticket prices for you every day from all operators to help you find cheap train tickets for your next trip. The best Chiltern Railways price found was £6.
Great Western Railway
Great Western Railway, a rail travel specialist, proposes connections to more than 246 destinations. Tickets for the journey from Oxford to London are available starting from £6.
Finding cheap train tickets is not easy because travelling by train can be costly. So we decided to give our tips to find cheap train tickets Oxford to London.
When should I book my ticket?
Booking your ticket in advance instead of leaving it until the day before will help you to pay less. Advance tickets tend to go on sale 90 days in advance. On many routes you can save as much as 80% by buying your ticket 90 days in advance. We advise you to purchase your ticket as soon as possible.
When is the cheapest time of the day to travel?
If you want to find cheap train tickets, you have to avoid the peak train times between 06:30 to 09:30 and 15:30 to 18:30. Consider different times and your train ticket Oxford to London will cost less.
Is it cheaper to book two single tickets or a return?
If you already know at what time you want to come back, you need to verify the price of 2 single tickets as they are sometimes cheaper than a return. You need to take the exact train you booked.
What is split ticketing?
Frequently, getting a ticket from Oxford to an intermediary city as well as a second ticket from this city to London is cheaper than purchasing only one ticket for your entire journey. Split-ticketing can help you pay less.
National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Oxford London train ticket.
For your assessment, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Oxford London ticket is £12.81 (1).
Divide the cost of your railcard by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £12.81: £88/£12.81 = 6.87. It will take you approximately 7 trips from London to Oxford (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.
(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|
|Oxford to London train||£12.81||£8.54||£4.27||6.89|
(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
Departure and arrival for your train travel
To travel from Oxford to London, only one train station is available for your departure, this is the Oxford train station. London city has several stations available for your arrival:London Waterloo train station, London St Pancras train station, London Stratford international train station, London New Barnet train station, London Bexley train station, London Enfield Town train station, London Harrow & Wealdstone train station, London Victoria train station, London Liverpool Street train station, London Bridge train station, London Charing Cross train station, London Euston train station, London Paddington train station, London King's Cross train station, London Fenchurch Street train station, London Southall train station, London Surbiton train station.
Oxford train station
Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip
The gopili price barometer gives the prices for a Oxford to London train and helps you to know whether you are getting a good deal:
Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches
Price of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute
The graph above shows the cheapest prices found over the last six months depending on how many time in advance the ticket is bought. Buying your train from Oxford to London in advance can enable you to spend less for your trip.
The cheapest tickets we found were from £6 when purchasing your ticket 2 months in advance which is 74% cheaper than the cheapest fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.
Things to do in London
We have created for you a list of 6 points of interests that you can do in London.
If you're discovering London for the first time and you do not have a clear idea of the things that you can visit during your time over there, we're here to help. Your itinerary will obviously depend of the length of your stay as well as your areas of interest but the team at Gopili helps you find the interesting places in London.
Tower Bridge is probably one of the most important tourist places for visitors. You can also plan to discover British Museum and Big Ben which are frequently recommended by the travellers who have already explored the city.
Another noteworthy place that you may want to see is Tate Modern if you want to find out more about this destination.
Tower of London is also a point of interest that we will suggest you to see if you have spare time during your trip.
At last, if you're still curious in discovering more about London, Westminster Abbey can be the last step of your stay. While people might not consider it as the most important thing to do, it will enable you to get a complete picture of the city and its character.
There are different ways to book your Oxford to London train ticket:
Buying your train tickets online is easy and can be done quickly. Almost all rail specialists enable to do it using their website.Tickets will be ready to collect at the station within 2 hours after you bought them using the fast ticket machine. Remember that you will need the card that you've used to pay in complement of your collection number.
Most rail companies as well as some independent ticket retailers will have telephone numbers in order to take your booking by phone.
Depending on the station, you are able to either purchase your train ticket at the ticket office or via a ticket vending machine available at many stations. We recommend you to check beforehand if the station has these services and the opening hours.
If you use our fast and simple search service, you can compare hundreds of train offers from all major rail companies. Gopili can help you get cheap train tickets from Oxford to London! Moreover, train tickets London to Oxford are also available for your return journey.
Transport operators from Oxford to London
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Oxford to London.
|Great Western Railway||Oxford||London|
Many trains run from Oxford to London, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
When are the next trains to London?
|There are no more services available today.|
|1h08m||Great Western Railway|
|1h06m||Great Western Railway|
|1h08m||Great Western Railway|
|1h06m||Great Western Railway|
|1h07m||Great Western Railway|
The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.
According to our data, 8 trains from Oxford to London are running today and 8 tomorrow. The first Oxford London train departs at 12:01 and the last train departs at 17:30. The first and last departure hours can change on each day of the week and there can be fewer services during weekends or bank holidays. Rail companies may as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.
Main train ticket types in United Kingdom
There are three principal rail tickets types in UK, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types gives different fares and travel flexibility. But other tickets types are available such as Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for instance. Let's see the different types of rail ticket from Oxford to London below:
If you want to purchase 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 book, the cheaper the train prices are! But you can't annul your advance rail 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 hours. With these tickets you travel at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the fare of a completely flexible Anytime ticket. You can be reimbursed if you decide not to travel.
Anytime tickets is ideal for you, if you want a entirely flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They offer the greatest flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not advised if you want the cheapest type of ticket Oxford to London.
Season tickets are ideal 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.
Travel information for your train journey
Route Oxford to London
|Arrival city||London, England|
|Departure city||Oxford, England|
|Lowest train ticket price||from £5.40|
|Train operators for Oxford to London||Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway|
Which train company can I use?
The trip connecting Oxford, which is in England and London, located in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway.
How far is it by train?
On average, it takes around 1h07m by train covering a distance of 52 miles to get to London from Oxford. The journey time will change depending if your train is direct or with stops.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next 30 days is £5.40 one way.