Trains from Oxford to York

Oxford to York train information

Oxford York train map

Train duration 3h37m
Arrival York, England
Departure Oxford, England
Distance 153 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £68.95
Average train price £79.00
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Oxford in England to York in England are provided by Great Western Railway, Cross Country.
  • There are 153 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Oxford to York is approximately 3h37m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to York from Oxford, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • Based on our data, the lowest fare to travel in the next month is £68.95. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Oxford to York train tickets

from £68.95 MORE 3h37m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.50 MORE 6h43m

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

Oxford - York: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Oxford to York will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 1 month in advance, tickets should be available from £40 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £66 for your journey. Thus, you can save 39% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 month 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.

Best prices for Oxford to York trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Oxford
York
£68.95 05/03/2020 18:40 Cross Country 2 days ago
Oxford
York
£71.50 05/03/2020 09:32 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Oxford
York
£71.55 05/03/2020 09:39 Cross Country 2 days ago
Oxford
York
£71.55 05/03/2020 19:39 Cross Country 2 days ago
Oxford
York
£71.55 05/03/2020 12:39 Cross Country 2 days ago
Oxford
York
£71.65 05/03/2020 14:39 Cross Country 2 days ago
Oxford
York
£75.25 05/03/2020 12:10 Cross Country 2 days ago
Oxford
York
£75.25 05/03/2020 14:10 Cross Country 2 days ago
Oxford
York
£75.25 05/03/2020 18:10 Cross Country 2 days ago
Oxford
York
£75.25 05/03/2020 19:10 Cross Country 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Oxford - York train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Oxford York train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Oxford York ticket is £78.08 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £78.08: £88/£78.08 = 1.13. You will need to make about 2 trips from York to Oxford (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

How much does a railcard cost?

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for an entire year.

(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 York train £78.08 £52.05 £26.03 1.13

(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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