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Birmingham International to Oxford by train

It takes an average of 1h 5m to travel from Birmingham International to Oxford by train, over a distance of around 52 miles (84 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Birmingham International to Oxford and tickets for this journey start from £16.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 58m
PriceFrom £16.60
Distance52 miles (84 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
First train05:14
Last train22:14
Departure stationBirmingham International
Arrival stationOxford
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry

Birmingham International to Oxford train times

Check out the next trains departing from Birmingham International to Oxford for mardi 23 août 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:14 11:14 1h 0m, direct
11:14 12:13 59m, direct
12:14 13:13 59m, direct
13:14 14:13 59m, direct
14:14 15:15 1h 1m, direct
15:14 16:13 59m, direct
16:14 17:13 59m, direct
17:14 18:14 1h 0m, direct
18:14 19:13 59m, direct
18:20 20:02 1h 42m, 3 changes

Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford in 58 minutes

If you want to travel from Birmingham International to Oxford by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Birmingham International to Oxford by train to take around 1 hour 39 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 58 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 19 trains per day running on this route, which spans 52 miles (84 km). There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Oxford. You can travel on this route with either Avanti West Coast, Great Western Railway or Transport for Wales. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

Train tickets from Birmingham International to Oxford start from £16.60 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Travelling during Off-Peak times or using a Railcard can also help you save money on train travel. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including money-saving tips, or check our timetable above where you can view live train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Birmingham International to Oxford? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Birmingham International to Oxford take?

The average journey time by train between Birmingham International and Oxford is 1 hour and 5 minutes, with around 19 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham International and Oxford by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Birmingham International to Oxford is 58 minutes.

How much does the train from Birmingham International to Oxford cost?

Train ticket prices from Birmingham International to Oxford can start from as little as £16.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham International to Oxford?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham International to Oxford without having to change trains. There are 19 direct trains from Birmingham International to Oxford each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Birmingham International to Oxford leave?

The first train from Birmingham International to Oxford leaves at 05:14. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Birmingham International to Oxford leave?

The last train from Birmingham International to Oxford leaves at 22:14. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Birmingham International and Oxford by train?

Trains travelling from Birmingham International to Oxford cover a distance of around 52 miles (84 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Oxford to Birmingham International.

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham International to Oxford

Train tickets from Birmingham International to Oxford start at £16.60 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Birmingham International to Oxford is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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