|Train operators||Cross Country|
|Lowest train price||from £42.20|
|Average train price||£59.00|
There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Oxford in England to Manchester in England are run by Cross Country.
There are 127 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Oxford to Manchester is approximately 2h46m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Manchester from Oxford, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
We found tickets from £42.20 to travel in the next month. Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.
Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Oxford to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Oxford to Manchester will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 15 days in advance, tickets should be available from £28 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £43 for your journey. Thus, you can save 35% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 15 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.
The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Oxford and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Oxford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
|£42.20||19/02/2022||08:39||Cross Country||12 days ago|
|£42.20||19/02/2022||13:39||Cross Country||12 days ago|
|£42.20||19/02/2022||12:39||Cross Country||12 days ago|
|£74.50||19/02/2022||09:39||Cross Country||12 days ago|
|£74.50||19/02/2022||10:39||Cross Country||12 days ago|
|£74.50||19/02/2022||11:39||Cross Country||12 days ago|
Best prices for the next 180 days.
Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Oxford Manchester train ticket and save even more money 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?
When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Oxford to Manchester? Grab your calculator, considering:
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average fare for a Oxford Manchester ticket (i.e.: £58.35)(1)
Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£58.35 = 1.51. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Oxford to Manchester (one way trip).
What is the cost of a railcard?
All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.
(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|
|Oxford to Manchester train||£58.35||£38.90||£19.45||1.51|
(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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