Trains to Oxford

Trains to Oxford

Oxford, a town dating back to the 9th century is famous the world over for its historic, university; the oldest in the English-speaking world. Over seven million people visit Oxford every year and is the seventh most visited city in the UK by international tourists.

Popular Train Trips to Oxford

Located in central southern England, Oxford is fifty-six miles from London and sixty-four miles from Birmingham. It is an economically vibrant city that has 37% of its workforce commute from outside of Oxford.

Oxford is served by one mainline station located half a mile west of the city centre. Below is a list of popular trains to and from Oxford –

From To
London Paddington Oxford
Oxford Manchester
Oxford Edinburgh
York Oxford
London Marylebone Oxford

Use our journey planner to search for the routes, times and prices that match your requirements best.

Cheap Tickets to Oxford

There are multiple ways of saving money on train tickets to Oxford such as booking directly through National Rail to avoid booking fees. One of the best ways to save a few pounds is to buy a Railcard. There are currently eight available cards, each caters for different groups e.g. 16-25-year olds, Family and Friends or Senior Citizens. The Railcard usually offers up to 1/3 off the ticket price depending on your time of travel.

Whilst you’re in Oxford…

The City of Dreaming Spires has a lot more to offer than a prestigious university. Oxford has a blend of ancient and modern making an attractive place to be. We’ve listed below our top picks below.


The birthplace of King Arthur, a knight school and a café – sound interesting? If so, then a guided tour is what awaits you at the Oxford Castle and Prison where you can experience this with its one thousand-year history. The guided tour also involves an ascent of the Saxon St George’s Tower where you can enjoy 360º views of Oxford.


Oxford’s History of Science Museum is a fantastic place to learn about instruments that have impacted the field throughout the ages and the city’s contribution to science. The museum has a host of physical collections from astronomy, mathematics and even a blackboard used by Albert Einstein.


Soccer as a lexical term actually originated in Oxford rather than across the pond as is commonly believed. Two wheels are more famed for the city now and an official cycle tour is what we recommend to see the city close-up. Traveling by bicycle, allows you to slip away to visit quiet waterways and meadows with wildlife and views of the city that will remain with you long after leaving

Whatever you decide to do whilst you’re in Manchester, your trip starts by finding the most suitable journey, you can do this right now by searching on the National Rail journey planner.


Last updated:   19 December 2019