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Situated on Park End Street, Oxford Station is approximately half a mile west of the city centre. Due to rapid growth in passenger numbers, improvements were needed and a plan was agreed to improve the service between Oxford and London, resulting in more trains to Oxford, and an upgrade to the station building.

Oxford train times are flexible enough to allow visitors to enjoy a full day out exploring the city. Just wandering around the beautiful colleges, with their gardens, halls and chapels is a treat and there are plenty of museums and historic properties to enjoy. Punting on the River Cherwell is popular and the Botanic Garden is located on the riverbank, just one mile from Oxford Station. Frequent trains from Oxford ensure it’s possible to visit many other attractions dotted around Oxfordshire County.

Station details & facilities

Train services to Oxford station

Oxford train station is mainly served by GWR, Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry trains. Oxford station is well-connected to London - frequent GWR services cover the route from London Paddington to Oxford every day, while Chiltern Railway services connect London Marylebone to Oxford. CrossCountry trains operate from Bournemouth and Manchester to Oxford.

Oxford train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Oxford station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Oxford railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Oxford.

Navigating Oxford Station is easy. There are accessible entrances and the main concourse contains ticket machines and counters, a photo booth, a cash machine, shops and toilet facilities. There is seating and shelters on the platforms and a bridge connects platforms 1 and 3 with platform 2. Parking includes stands for bikes as well as short-stay, longer-stay and accessible car spaces. The waiting room is on platform 2, which also has a vending machine and a coffee shop.

Oxford train station parking

Oxford train station has two car parks, one for short-stay parking and the other for long-stay parking. Step-free access is available at both car parks.

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Frequently asked questions

Is Oxford station open?

Oxford station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Oxford station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Oxford station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Oxford station.

Are there toilets at Oxford station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Oxford station.

Are dogs allowed at Oxford station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Oxford station but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Oxford

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Oxford station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London MaryleboneChiltern Railways17:122On time
to Southampton CentralCrossCountry17:163On time
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway17:323On time
to Manchester PiccadillyCrossCountry17:394On time
to London MaryleboneChiltern Railways17:452On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester PiccadillyCrossCountry17:143On time
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway17:214Late
from HerefordGreat Western Railway17:283On time
from Southampton CentralCrossCountry17:384On time
from London MaryleboneChiltern Railways17:482Late
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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