Trains from Watford to Oxford

Watford to Oxford train information

Watford Oxford train map

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Arrival Oxford, England
Departure Watford, England
Distance 37 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Watford (East of England) to Oxford (South East England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.
  • The journey time to go to Oxford from Watford may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 37 miles between the two cities.
  • Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Watford to Oxford train tickets

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Watford - Oxford prices calendar

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

Watford - Oxford: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the past 6 months in order to understand the best time to get your train tickets Watford to Oxford. The results show that booking your train from Watford to Oxford in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £29 when booking 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £38 if you purchase your ticket 3 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 1 day in advance as it is 24% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Watford to Oxford trains

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

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Discount Watford - Oxford train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Watford Oxford 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Watford to Oxford? 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 Watford Oxford ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(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/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Watford to Oxford (one way trip).

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Watford to Oxford train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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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